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7th
Conference Of
Applied Psychological Research
in Middle East



MEETUP FOR RESEARCHERS, PRACTITIONERS & ENTHUSIASTS
National Conference Of Applied Psychological Research 
28 February 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM | MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY DUBAI


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ABOUT THE EVENT

The 7th Conference of Applied Psychological Research in the Middle East aims to bring together leading scientists, psychologists, therapists and industry professionals for stimulating and inspiring keynote speeches, panel discussions, as well as oral and poster presentations.

All external attendees and presenters will be awarded with a certificate of participation

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Psychology Department of Middlesex University Dubai is pleased to announce the Seventh National Conference of Applied Psychological Research in Middle East on 28 February 2019.

This conference will offer the opportunity to interested researchers in the field to present, share, and discuss topics of current psychological research.

Submissions of empirical research papers, and research syntheses are strongly encouraged. 

Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2019

You can find author instructions here

I am looking forward welcoming you to this exciting event.

Dr Anita Kashi
Conference Chair

Conference Organisers 
Aditi Bhatia
Denise Andrzejewski

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09.00-09.30

Registration

09.30-09.40

Welcome address

09.40-10.20

Keynote Presentation by Dr. Kristóf Kovács

Life beyond g: A new approach to intelligence and IQ

10.20-10.30

Tea break

 

Oral research presentation - Session 1

Chair: Nishtha Lamba

10.30-10.50

Mandeep Kaur Jassal

Does using an Internet Based Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) Program Benefit the Well-Being of Secondary School Students?

10.50-11.10

Ananya Yadav

An exploration into the effect of dissimilarity between individual moral values and perceived moral values of others on wellbeing

11.10-11.30

Parnian Rafei

The Blood Laboratory Values Predict Cognitive Functions in Healthy Older Adults

11.30-11.50

Magdalena Mosanya

Cultural Intelligence (CQ) as supportive factor in academic success: An explorative study on CQ and its relationships with growth mindset, grit, constructive conflict coping and academic stress in multicultural population of students in the United Arab Emirates

11.50-12.10

Kirin Hilliar

“Is this the man you saw?” Forensic applications of face recognition accuracy

12.10-12.30

Tea break & Poster session

 

Poster session     

Chair: Anthony Murphy

Ahmad, A., Bhatia, S., Hussain, S., Manghnani K., Nazeer, N. and Schmitz, R.

How Cross-Cultural Friendships Impact Life Satisfaction Amongst Genders

Meriam Atef

Attachment Styles and Sex of Participants: a predictive study of Borderline Personality Characteristics

Reshma Ramanathan

Psychological Effects of Violence on Children

Selma Almakzomy

Mindfulness vs. Positive Psychology: The Impact of the Two Interventions on Positive Emotions and Being Mindful

Afshan Khan, Asma Bader Siddiqui, Inas Zafar, and Krishnapriya Jayachandran

Building an empire away from home: a phenomenological insight into the experiences of female expat entrepreneurs living in the UAE

Clea D'souza, Somer Rodrigues, Vineeta Aroz, Ashley Paulson, Zainab Udaipurwala, and Nabeeha Shadab

Influence of Time Spent and Cross- Cultural Friendships in UAE on our Multicultural Attitudes

 

Oral research presentation - Session 2

Chair: Lynda Hyland  

12.30-12.50

Hazel Kurian

The Observations of a Newcomer: How the Middle East is Against Global Mental Health Trends

12.50-13.10

Selma Almakzomy

Brain Training and Neuroplasticity

13.10-13.30

Angela T. Maitner

Helping motives in Arabs and Americans: Cross-cultural similarity and divergence

13.30-13.50

Chieko Kibe

Individual Sensitivity to the Effects of Resilience Education:

Self-esteem Enhancement in Japanese Adolescents

13.50-14.10

Hummayoun Naeem, Lubna Liaquat, and Shumaila Humayun

Impact of Participative Leadership on Emotional Exhaustion: Evidence from the Banking Sector of UAE

14.10 -15.00

Lunch break

 

Practitioner session

Chair: Anita Kashi

15.00-15.25

Anita Sunil

Psychosocial Rehabilitation for Victims of Violence and Abuse- Dubai Foundation for Women and Children.

15.25-15.50

Nora Sabahat Takieddine

Presentation on Somatic Experiencing: A psychobiological method for

resolving stress and trauma

15.50-16.15

Gabriela Friedman

ESTJ or INFP? What is your Personality Type?

 

16.15-16.25

Tea break

 

Chair: Aditi Bhatia

16.25-16.50

Rajeshree Singhania

Theraplay in autism

16.50-17.15

Nasr Al Jafari

Epigenetics, Biomedical Therapies and Autism

17.15-17.40

Robin Vergara

Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism

17.40-18.10

Panel discussion

Topic: ‘Indicators of Happiness and Well-being in the UAE’

Speakers:

Thoraiya Kanafani (Facilitator): Co-owner of HRI and clinics

Hazel Kurian: Counselling Psychologist, ICAS MENA

Cheiko Kibe: Faculty of Core Research, Ochanomizu University in Japan

Anita Kashi: Associate Professor, Middlesex University Dubai

 

18:10-18:20

Closing remarks and farewell address

 

AREAS COVERED

Trends & Issues in Industrial / Organisational Psychology

Health & Illness Behavior

Cognitive Psychology

Challenges & Opportunities in Educational Psychology Research

Mental Health

Cross-Cultural Variations in Human Behavior

Personality & Individual Differences

Psychological Well-Being Throughout Lifespan

Forensic Psychology

Location


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