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  1. Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the use of memory-box-making by teachers in their pastoral role. Ten female teachers participated in the study. The site of the study is in a South African primary school in an urban informal settlement. We used multiple...
  2. Does Aircraft Noise Impair Learners' Reading Comprehension, Attention and Working Memory? A Pilot Study

    Does Aircraft Noise Impair Learners' Reading Comprehension, Attention and Working Memory? A Pilot Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study sought to determine whether the cognitive performance of learners is affected by exposure to aircraft noise. The cognitive performance (reading comprehension, attention and memory) of 174 learners aged 9–13 years (males = 69, females = 68; Unidentified =...
  3. Testimony of Children in the Criminal Justice Environment

    Testimony of Children in the Criminal Justice Environment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Child development and memory are of relevance to court testimony. There appears to be scant research pertaining to the competency of children as witnesses in criminal proceedings. However, there is concern in both the legal and psychological circles about the...
  4. Constructions of Masculinity, Mental Toughness and the Inexpressibility of Distress among a Selected Group of South African Veterans of the ‘Bush War’ in Namibia

    Constructions of Masculinity, Mental Toughness and the Inexpressibility of Distress among a Selected Group of South African Veterans of the ‘Bush War’ in Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the manner in which conscripted combat veterans make meaning of their violent experiences during the apartheid-era ‘Bush War’ in the border area between Namibia and Angola. A total of 43 ex-combatants participated in the study (23 Afrikaans-speaking;...
  5. Normative Indicators for Xhosa Speaking Unskilled Workers on the Wechsler Memory Scale Associate Learning and Visual Reproduction Subtests

    Normative Indicators for Xhosa Speaking Unskilled Workers on the Wechsler Memory Scale Associate Learning and Visual Reproduction Subtests

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study set out to provide preliminary cross-cultural normative data for educationally disadvantaged Black South African Xhosa individuals (N=33; age range = 18 to 40 years; highest educational level = Grade 11 or Grade 12), on the Associate Learning and...
  6. Reconceptualising vulnerable children by acknowledging their assets

    Reconceptualising vulnerable children by acknowledging their assets

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    We report on a study that sought to find alternative pathways to conceptualising vulnerable children. We have extracted a section from a longitudinal study that focuses on the ways in which vulnerable children in a rural community in South Africa...
  7. Public holidays as <em>lieux de mémoire</em>: nation-building and the politics of public memory in South Africa

    Public holidays as <em>lieux de mémoire</em>: nation-building and the politics of public memory in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This article engages with public holidays in post-apartheid South Africa as lieux de mémoire, ‘sites of memory’ that preserve particular interpretations of historical events and selected heroes for inscription into the collective memory of the nation. It first traces the...
  8. National days between commemoration and celebration: remembering 1947 and 1960 in Madagascar

    National days between commemoration and celebration: remembering 1947 and 1960 in Madagascar

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Today Madagascar officially celebrates two national holidays. 29 March is dedicated to the memory of anticolonial resistance in 1947, the commemoration of the dead and the decoration of surviving combatants. 26 June in contrast is celebrated as Madagascar's return to...
  9. <em>Exit/Exist</em>: Gregory Maqoma's dance and the call to life

    <em>Exit/Exist</em>: Gregory Maqoma's dance and the call to life

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The paper explores life-giving qualities of creativity and self-stylisation in the performance art and dance of contemporary South African choreographer Gregory Maqoma. Placing his performance Exit/Exist in conversation with social theories of becoming, desire and futurity explored in the work...
  10. An “Indian commons” in Durban? limits to mutuality, or the city to come

    An “Indian commons” in Durban? limits to mutuality, or the city to come

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This paper explores the ways in which memories of Black South Africans in Durban, identified by racial discourse and often by themselves as Indian and Coloured, reach back to early twentieth century processes of dispossession and occupation. Through historical and...