The National Academy of Psychology (NAOP), India is a professional organization founded in 1987 that includes scientists, practitioners, and researchers in the field of psychology. NAOP is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge in the field of psychology. In addition, the organization seeks to provide leadership in the continued development of psychology as a discipline and promoting human welfare.

One of the main objectives of NAOP is to promote quality of teaching and training for research in psychology and to foster training for growth of psychology as a science as well as a profession. For more info, see the objectives of NAOP and history of the association.

Psychological Studies is the Official publication of NAOP, India co-published by National Academy of Psychology, India and Springer (India) Private Limited.

Dear Practitioners, researchers and students of Psychology and related fields, NAOP has a number of divisions: Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical and Health Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Psychology. Join us!

The 2014 Annual Convention will be held at Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal on December 12-14, 2014. We hope to see all of our members at the event.

Scholars who have recently completed their Ph.D. can consider applying for the Durganand Sinha Doctoral Dissertation Award. Award presentations will happen at the NAOP conference every year.

For Information regarding election for Fellows to NAOP, see http://www.naopindia.org/fellows

Prof. R. C. Tripathi has been nominated to head a committee to look into making constitutional changes to NAOP and those with suggestions are requested to write to him directly (ramachandran.tripathi@gmail.com) by August 30, 2014.