Articles by Author: Germano Vera Cruz

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  1. Sexual Responsibility Among Mozambican Adults

    Sexual Responsibility Among Mozambican Adults

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We studied sexual responsibility among Mozambican adults living in the area of Maputo (n=451; Mozambican age range = 18–35 years; females= 218; males = 233). Participants completed the Sexual Practice/Sexual Responsibility scale (Hendrick & Hendrick, 1987,1995). Data were analyzed using...
  2. Cross-Cultural Study of Facial Beauty

    Cross-Cultural Study of Facial Beauty

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This research studies proportionality, thinness and smooth skin as cross cultural facial beauty attributes. Participants (N =450; males = 216, females = 234) were college students from three cultural areas: Mozambique (N = 150), Brazil (N = 150) and France...
  3. Age, Gender and Social Class Influences on Skin Colour Preferences Among Mozambican Children

    Age, Gender and Social Class Influences on Skin Colour Preferences Among Mozambican Children

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined skin colour preferences among Mozambican children (N = 500; male = 48% and females = 52%; middle-high SES = 48% and low SES = 52%; mean age = 7.34 and SD = 1.80). The children selected preferred...
  4. Love in cross-cultural perspective: Mozambique-France comparison

    Love in cross-cultural perspective: Mozambique-France comparison

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study aimed to characterise the conceptualisation of love in Mozambique (a collectivist society) and France (an individualistic society) on three attributes: passion, intimacy, and commitment. The study sample comprised 310 Mozambican adults (females = 57%; age range = 18-64)...
  5. What are the university–productive sector links that matter in a small island country? The case of Cabo Verde

    What are the university–productive sector links that matter in a small island country? The case of Cabo Verde

    There is extensive literature on university–firm links but it is mostly based on empirical evidence from advanced countries, emerging economies and developing countries that already have certain capabilities of the public research system and an important set of mature firms...
  6. Threats to Enabling Contexts: Exploring Adolescents' Experiences of Aggression

    Threats to Enabling Contexts: Exploring Adolescents' Experiences of Aggression

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explores adolescents' experiences of aggression in a secondary, multi-cultural school context in South Africa. The study group comprised of boys (n=24) and girls (n=17), attending grades 8–12. An inductive qualitative research approach was chosen where participants wrote about...
  7. Processes and Functions in Higher Education Students Adjusting to a New Learning Environment: Applying The Mmogo<sup>tm</sup>-Method

    Processes and Functions in Higher Education Students Adjusting to a New Learning Environment: Applying The Mmogo<sup>tm</sup>-Method

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explored the processes and functions amongst a community of students who had to adjust to new social and academic settings. Thirteen university students of a predominantly seTswana ethnic background participated in the study (males = 5, females =...
  8. Expressive Art in Cross-Cultural Group Supervision: Applying the Mmogo-Method™

    Expressive Art in Cross-Cultural Group Supervision: Applying the Mmogo-Method™

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Academic mobility has increased the tendency of students to study in foreign countries, which poses various personal, interpersonal and contextual challenges to the cross-cultural supervision relationship. This study explored the themes that emerged in a cross-cultural supervision relationship through the...
  9. The Mmogo-Method™: Discovering Symbolic Community Interactions

    The Mmogo-Method™: Discovering Symbolic Community Interactions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article the development and implementation of the Mmogo-Method™ is discussed as a culture-sensitive data collection method. The Mmogo-Method™ provides opportunities for social researchers to gain a deeper understanding of the cultural symbolism in which social life is embedded...
  10. Positive Adaptation in a Community of Postgraduate Students: Applying the Mmogo-method™

    Positive Adaptation in a Community of Postgraduate Students: Applying the Mmogo-method™

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the experiences of postgraduate psychology students exposed to continuous challenges and described their positive adaptation as a community. Three males and 14 females (age range: 23–30 years; 1 black, 3 coloured, 2 Indian and 11 white) took...