The Journal of Behavioral Science
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Vol. 5 No.1 September 2010
Aim and Scope
Behavioral Science Research Institute (BSRI), Srinakharinwirot University (SWU), Bangkok, Thailand has published The Journal of Behavioral Science (International Edition) since 2006. The aim of this journal is to disseminate original and high quality academic research papers and articles in behavioral science, which is an important discipline that seeks explanations for the diverse behaviors at individual, groups and organizational levels. The institute encourages the integration of interdisciplinary approach into research papers to obtain a clearer and comprehensive perspective of findings. This is a peer reviewed journal, and is published in cooperation with academic network of domestic and international universities.
Behavioral Science research institute
Behavioral Science Research Institute (BSRI) is a division of Srinakharinwirot University (SWU), with the status equivalent to other faculties of the university. This institute has more than half a century of history. Originally called the International Institute for Child Study, the institute was established per the Cabinet’s resolution of August 10, 1953 under cooperation between UNESCO and the Ministry of Education, and began operation in August 1955. Afterwards, in 1975, the institute’ name was changed to Behavioral Science Research Institute. The original purposes of the Institute were to conduct cross-cultural research on child development, to provide training for researchers, Thai and foreign, in the principle of child development, guidance and research methodology, and to disseminate research findings for improvement of the care and education of children in school and at home. Presently, the institute focuses on the behavioral science research through integration of multiple disciplines –e.g. psychology, social science, political science, economics, and education, to help explain and predict individual behaviors; and disseminate research findings to develop individuals and the society.

As for the Institute's teaching function, between 1963 to 1975 the Institute collaborated with the former College of Education, Ministry of Education in offering a Master's degree program in developmental psychology, educational psychology, social psychology and experimental psychology, The graduates had performed several roles in their workplaces as behavioral scientists. However ever since 1984, the institute resumed its main teaching function by offering the Master’s degree program in “Applied Behavioral Science Research” and also opened its doctoral degree program in the same area in 1994.

Objecttive : disseminate academic research findings in behavioral science
  • to carry out research finding on problems of socialization and work socialization through and interdisciplinary approach
  • to be a forum for synergy of ideas among academics, reseachers, graduate students to exchange ideas, knowledge, theories and moderm research methodologies in behavioral science an dfurther the academic understanding within these fields of study
  • to support behavioral science academicians competent to produce their modern knowledge applied research beneficial to society
Editor:
Wiladlak Chuawanlee
Behavioral Science Research Institute, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Associate Editors
Kanu Priya Mohan and Yutthana Chaijukul
Behavioral Science Research Institute, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand


International Editorial Advisors

Daphne Keats The University of Newcastle, Australia
Stuart C. Carr Department of Psychology, Massey University, New Zealand
Dato’ Wan Rafaei Abdul Rahman Department of Psychology, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Takashi Naito Ochanomizu University, Japan
Editorial Board
Somkiat Wattanasirichaigoon Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Chai Podhisita Mahidol University, Thailand
Bhassorn Limanonda Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Chancha Suvannathat Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Visit Sitpreecha Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, Thailand
Ian Purcell Counseling Psychologist, Australia
Syed Sohail Imam International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Max sully Murdoch University, Australia
Rahmattullah Khan bin Abdul Wahab Khan Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idri, Malaysia
Oraphin Choochom Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Dusadee Yoelao Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Numchai Supparerkchaisakul Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Narissara Peungbhosop Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Jaruwan Sakulku Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Editorial Assistants
Sirinan Saengsingh and Pichitra Thamasatit
Behavioral Science Research Institute, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
   
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Behavioral Science Research Institute Srinakharinwirot University