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ACP 2014 : The Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences 2014


When Mar 27, 2014 - Mar 30, 2014
Where Osaka, Japan
Submission Deadline Dec 1, 2013
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Call For Papers

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university partners is proud to announce the Fourth Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, to be held from March 27-30 2014, at the Rihga Royal Hotel & the adjoining Osaka International Conference Center, Osaka, Japan.

Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience Japan, explore Osaka and Kyoto, join a global academic community...

This international and interdisciplinary conference will again bring together a range of psychologists, medical doctors and a wide assortment of social scientists to discuss outside the traditional confines of narrow fields of specialism, and in new directions of research and discovery in psychology and the behavioral sciences. As with IAFOR's other events, and by bringing together a number of university scholars working throughout Japan, Asia, and beyond to share ideas, ACP 2014 will afford the opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, and networking across higher education and beyond.

2014 Conference Theme:
"Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy"

Conflict is an integral part of the human condition. The universal struggle between our personal selves – who we are as unique, separate and different from others, with our specific blend of experiences, abilities, attitudes, aspirations, needs and wants – and our social selves, intricately connected to, and interdependent on, others – our loved ones, our friends and favoured groups, our communities and cultures – leads inevitably to internal as well as interpersonal conflict.

Conflict among our communities and societies is also natural, given that these groups are founded on commonality – of geography, values, attitudes, beliefs, aspirations – and differentiated from others based on these. Diversity, however, though it may lead to conflict, plays an important role in the flourishing of communities and societies. One of the challenges of modern society is harnessing the synergy that emerges from the interaction of these differences.

We hope and expect that the conference theme will excite interesting new interpretations and explorations:

We hope you can join us in Osaka in 2014!

Conference Theme: "Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy"

The conference theme is "Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy" and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives.

However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of disciplines and fields related to Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, including the following streams:

General Psychology

Psychology and Education

Mental Health


Linguistics, Language & Psychology/Behavioral Science

Industrial Organization and Organization Theory

Community Development

Qualitative/Quantitative Research in any other area of Psychology

Psychology in the Asian Context (Comparing and Contrasting)

Submission Deadlines

Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 1 2013
Results of abstract reviews returned to authors: Usually within two weeks of submission
Deadline for submission of full papers: May 1 2014
Deadline for full conference registration payment for all presenters: March 1 2014
ACP Conference: March 27 - March 30 2014

Venue: Rihga Royal Hotel
5-3-68 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005 Japan | Phone: +81 (0)6-6448-1121 |

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