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Educational and School Psychology in Latin American Countries: Challenges and New Possibilities

  • Maria Regina Maluf
  • Renan de Almeida Sargiani
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Abstract

The relationship between educational and school psychology with developmental psychology is well recognized. The field of education was fertile ground for the emergence of psychology, both in Europe and in the Americas. This chapter presents the context of the bond between education and psychology, their advances in Latin America, and the perspectives of this field.

Keywords

School psychology Education in Latin America Teaching Psychological testing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Regina Maluf
    • 1
  • Renan de Almeida Sargiani
    • 2
  1. 1.Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUCSP)São PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Educational and School PsychologyUniversity of São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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