Brief Introduction
Brief Introduction

Welcome to the website of the Chinese Psychological Society  


 The Chinese Psychological Society (CPS), as one of the earliest established academic societies in China, was founded in 1921. Since becoming a member of the International Union of Psychological Science in 1980, the CPS has been taking an active part in the international arena.


 At present, the CPS has 20 professional brances that cover a wide range of specialties, including General and Experimental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Medical Psychology, Military Psychology, Personality Psychology, Physiological Psychology, Psychological Measurement, School Psychology, Social Psychology, Sports Psychology, Theory in Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Counseling Psychology etc..


 The main purposes of the CPS are to serve members across the country, promote scientific research and practice, organize academic activities.    



1921 Founded Chinese Psychological Society

1922 Published the first issue of Chinese Psychological Journal

1935 Developed draft constitution of CPS

1955 Formally Reestablished Chinese Psychological Society in Beijing

1980 Became a member of International Union of Psychological Sciences (IUPsyS)

1993 Issued the first Ethic Codes for Psychological Assessment

2004 Successfully held the International Congress of Psychology in Beijing, China