Articles by Author: Graham A Du Plessis

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  1. Book Review

    Book Review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
  2. The Lived Experiences of Professional Clinical Psychologists who Recently Started a New Academic Career

    The Lived Experiences of Professional Clinical Psychologists who Recently Started a New Academic Career

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
    Employing an adapted Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) method, the experience of practicing Clinical Psychologists entering academia is explored. The article explores the recursive process between individual and institution as professional and academic identities develop in the context of a multiplicity...
  3. Using Rasch modelling to examine the international personality item pool (IPIP) values in action (VIA) measure of character strengths

    Using Rasch modelling to examine the international personality item pool (IPIP) values in action (VIA) measure of character strengths

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This paper investigates the psychometric properties of the values in action (VIA) character strengths (Peterson and Seligman, 2004). A sample of 904 South African undergraduate students (female=77%, male=23%, black=70%, mean age=21.07 years, SD age=2.73 years) was assessed using a 380-item...
  4. On Baking a Cake: The Phenomenological Method in Positive Psychology

    On Baking a Cake: The Phenomenological Method in Positive Psychology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
    The field of positive psychology has burgeoned since its formal inception with Martin Seligman’s 1998 APA presidential address. Aimed at better baking the positive half of the psychology “cake”, the gains in research and practice over the past decade and...
  5. Forage selection by blesbok (<em>damaliscus dorcas phillipsi)</em> as determined by point methods

    Forage selection by blesbok (<em>damaliscus dorcas phillipsi)</em> as determined by point methods

    The grazing behaviour and forage preferences of blesbok on the Van Riebeek Nature Reserve near Pretoria are described. Species composition of the grass component of this grassland vegetation as well as its utilization by blesbok were determined by means of...
  6. TRANSITIVITY IN SESOTHO AND XHOSA

    TRANSITIVITY IN SESOTHO AND XHOSA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This version of transitivity in verb phrases in Sesotho and Xhosa is based on Chomsky's (1972) X-bar theory. The exposition of verb phrases in Jackendoff (1977) has been used as the basis for this article. It has been found that...
  7. SENTENTIAL INFINITIVES AND NOMINAL INFINITIVES?

    SENTENTIAL INFINITIVES AND NOMINAL INFINITIVES?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    It is shown in sections A, B and C that the Infinitive in South Sotho and Xhosa must be regarded as belonging to two groups, i.e. as sentential infinitive and as nominal infinitive. It is shown that the infinitive as...
  8. The structure of nominal modifiers in Xhosa

    The structure of nominal modifiers in Xhosa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Twenty possible nominal modifiers in Xhosa were investigated to determine their structure within a universal set of categories. It was established that the nominal modifiers in Xhosa can be accommodated within the following: DET, Q, ADJ, PP, NP and S...