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  1. How can Human Beings Transgress their Biologically Based Views?

    How can Human Beings Transgress their Biologically Based Views?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    Empirical evidence from developmental psychology and anthropology points out that the human mind is predisposed to conceptualize the world in particular, species-specific ways. These cognitive predispositions lead to universal human commonsense views, often referred to as folk theories. Nevertheless, humans...
  2. Traditional knowledge transfer of activities practised by Zulu women to manage medicinal and food plant gardens

    Traditional knowledge transfer of activities practised by Zulu women to manage medicinal and food plant gardens

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    A survey of plants grown in home gardens was conducted through questionnaires among 80 homesteads in rural areas of northern KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The areas surveyed were located at Mbonambi, Kwadlangezwa, Ntambanana and Eshowe. Elderly women (≥ 55 years)...
  3. The good shepherd: remedying the fencing syndrome

    The good shepherd: remedying the fencing syndrome

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    In this paper the use of fenced grazing camps to manage the rangeland commons is challenged. A historical perspective is presented on fencing and rotational grazing in South Africa. Two case studies in KwaZulu-Natal and the Northern Cape illustrate the...
  4. Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes Regarding Abortion in South Africa Among a Sample of University Students

    Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes Regarding Abortion in South Africa Among a Sample of University Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    A survey study design was used to determine the knowledge of a sample of South African university students regarding the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy (CTOP) Act and their beliefs and attitudes toward abortion. A total of 146 (110 female,...
  5. Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding HIV/AIDS among Adolescents in a Rural Secondary School in the Eastern Cape

    Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding HIV/AIDS among Adolescents in a Rural Secondary School in the Eastern Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding HIV/AIDS among adolescents at a rural secondary school in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Participants comprised of 120 Grade 7 to 9 learners (males =46; females =74; age range 12 to 19...
  6. A Meta-Theoretical Framework for Counselling People of African Ancestry: An Ecologically Oriented Response to the Special Section Articles

    A Meta-Theoretical Framework for Counselling People of African Ancestry: An Ecologically Oriented Response to the Special Section Articles

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article is a review of the preceding six articles included in the Special Section related to the subject of counselling people of African ancestry. The major objective was to ascertain whether any recurring themes might be identified, and whether...
  7. South African Educators' Voice on the Potential Role of Traditional Healers (THs) in Education Support Services

    South African Educators' Voice on the Potential Role of Traditional Healers (THs) in Education Support Services

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this qualitative research was to explore and describe perceptions of the potential role of traditional healers in education support services. Participants were 42 teachers (males = 13, females = 29) from a school district in the Eastern...
  8. A Psychology of Indigenous Healing in Southern Africa

    A Psychology of Indigenous Healing in Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Converging lines of evidence from various scientific disciplines consistently point to humanity's African roots. In this context, the term “indigenous healing” is used to refer to universal forms of healing that began in Africa and were developed further both locally...
  9. Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions of HIV and AIDS by Rural South African Secondary School Learners

    Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions of HIV and AIDS by Rural South African Secondary School Learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We investigated the knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of secondary school learners (Grade 10 to 12) towards HIV/AIDS. Two hundred learners attending two rural village schools were participants (males =106, females =94, mean age = 16.5 years, SD = 2.4). Data...
  10. Knowledge and Learning: Views of a Sample of South African Higher Education Students

    Knowledge and Learning: Views of a Sample of South African Higher Education Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored views of knowledge and learning held by a sample of 14 Black South African first year university students (age range = 18–24,50% female). Data was collected by means of semi-structured interviews, group interviews and focus group interviews...