Articles by Keyword: Modern Analogues

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  1. Vertical distribution of living mangrove foraminifera from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Vertical distribution of living mangrove foraminifera from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Modern foraminiferal assemblage zones can be used to reconstruct palaeo sea levels when applied to fossil foraminifera down a sediment core. Previous intertidal foraminiferal studies have predominantly focused on assemblages in surface sediments (0–1 cm), with the rationale that surface...
  2. Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the potential value and viability of an interest narrative (questionnaire) in terms of its psychometric properties and by comparing it with a commonly administered (positivist) career interest questionnaire. Participants were 159 boys and 183 girls, mean ages...
  3. Career-story Interviewing Using the Three Anecdotes Technique

    Career-story Interviewing Using the Three Anecdotes Technique

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes the value of using the Three Anecdotes Technique (TAT) during career-story interviewing. The TAT is a technique aimed at eliciting clients' three earliest memories to help counsellors identify clients' preoccupations and thereby support them to deal with...
  4. Using a Personal Portfolio for Identity Development with an Adolescent

    Using a Personal Portfolio for Identity Development with an Adolescent

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports on the findings of an instrumental case study that was exploratory and descriptive in nature. An open and flexible investigation was conducted with the purpose of gaining insight into the potential value of using a personal portfolio...
  5. Interrogating Narrative Approaches: Career Counselling in South African Schools

    Interrogating Narrative Approaches: Career Counselling in South African Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article uses an eclectic mix of theoretical underpinnings ranging from constructivism to postmodernism to argue that narrative approaches may be both constructivist and postmodernist. Career counselling is grounded in the narrative approach, meaning that the inquirer, in finding out,...
  6. Ethnic Identification as Contributor to the Development of Moral Identity in Child-Headed Households

    Ethnic Identification as Contributor to the Development of Moral Identity in Child-Headed Households

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored whether ethnic membership was a core construct in the moral identity development of adolescents in Zulu child-headed households. A convenience sample of 60 participants (31 male and 29 female) were recruited for the study from a mixed...
  7. Characterisation of new analogues of palytoxin isolated from an <em>Ostreopsis mascarenensis</em> bloom in the south-western Indian Ocean

    Characterisation of new analogues of palytoxin isolated from an <em>Ostreopsis mascarenensis</em> bloom in the south-western Indian Ocean

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    A preliminary screening of toxins of the crude extract of Ostreopsis mascarenensis Quod, a benthic dinoflagellate from the south-western Indian Ocean, revealed a neurotoxicity in mice similar to that induced by palytoxin, one of the most potent marine toxins involved...
  8. Use of traditional medicine versus use of the community-based primary health care clinic by the San community at Platfontein

    Use of traditional medicine versus use of the community-based primary health care clinic by the San community at Platfontein

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Introduction: Working amongst a San community led to the observation that, despite the availability of modern healthcare, high mortality and morbidity associated with disease, such as dehydration, malnutrition and tuberculosis, still prevailed. This study aimed to determine how traditional beliefs...
  9. Confidentiality protection in consulting with modern medicine following use of traditional medicine: perspectives of South African clients

    Confidentiality protection in consulting with modern medicine following use of traditional medicine: perspectives of South African clients

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the confidentiality values and needs of clients of traditional medicine practitioners who also consulted with modern medical care facilities. Participants were 12 clients of traditional healers who were also receiving modern medicine services (9 males; Sotho, Sepedi...
  10. Integrating indigenous knowledge into appropriate technology development and implementation

    Integrating indigenous knowledge into appropriate technology development and implementation

    Appropriate Technology (AT) implementation should foster community empowerment and sustainability. Successful implementation requires community engagement throughout - technology conceptualization, development, implementation, assessment and impact evaluation. Development professionals should be sensitive to socio-cultural context and respect local knowledge, part of the...