This collection contains selected papers from the International Conference of Psychology 2021 (ICoPsy 2021) held in Malang, Indonesia on the 11th of September 2021. This event was hosted by the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Negeri Malang.
The conference was held to address the questions of how the study of psychology can help people in different countries build happiness, potential barriers to nurturing wellbeing, how these barriers differ across countries and cultures, and how to promote optimism and hope during the difficult circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This KnE Social Sciences collection contains 30 peer-reviewed papers on psychology, education and related social studies. Well-being is examined within schools, universities, families and workplaces against the backdrop of COVID-19. Some of the researchers examine the detrimental impacts of stress, loneliness and family dysfunction on depression and procrastination. Others consider how supporting positive traits and assets such as gratitude, creativity, resilience and social support can promote self-confidence, academic performance and psychological wellbeing.
These papers will be of interest to academics, students or professionals who research or work in fields related to mental health, social care, economics, sociology, human resources, political science, or education.
Conference date: 11 September 2021
Location: Malang, Indonesia
Organizer: Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Negeri Malang
Editor: Prof. Dr. Fattah Hanurawan, M.Si., M.Ed.
Published: 28 January 2022