Salwa Abdallah Al-Majali, Ph.D

Director, Special Education, and Applied Psychology Programs

Assistant Professor

Abu Dhabi Campus

+971 2 6133 231


Ph.D. - Philosophy: Educational and Psychological Counseling, University of Jordan - Jordan

M.A. Educational and Psychological Counseling, Mutah University. Jordan

B.A., Education in pre-School , University of Jordan,

Research Interests

 Behavioral Neuroscience , Health PsychologySocial PsychologySocial CognitionInterpersonal Relationships

Selected Publications

1- Neuropsychological Characteristics of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the Journal of Educational and Psychological Sciences, University of Bahrain , Volume 4, No. 4, December 2003.

2- The Impact of Fun Therapy and Modifying the Negative Thoughts and Attitudes in Reducing the Anxiety of the Exam Among University Students. (2018).Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 13(11), pp. 4173-4179.

3- Al Jarrah, Hani, Majali, Salwa. (2018). Moral Education. University Book House. First Edition. Arab Emirates.

4- Creative skills acquired by university students through curricula | [Competencias creativas adquiridas por estudiantes universitarios a través de currículos.(2019).Opcion 35(Special Issue 21), pp. 752-767. 

5- Factors (family, social, cultural, personal and psychological) affecting the cognitive development of gifted students.(2019). MECSJ , (10). 

6-The Impact of family violence on the social and psychological developemen of the child. Utopia y Praxis Latinoamericana.Volume 24, Issue Extra5, 2019, Pages 199-207

7. The digital world for children and the relationship with personal disorders.( 2020)..International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning Volume 15, Issue 1,  Pages 213-221.

8- Values of Tolerance in Relation to Academic Achievements, Cultures, and Gender among UAE Universities Students.(2020).International Journal of Instruction.Vol.13, No.3

Teaching Courses


Introduction to Applied Psychology, Psychology of Family Problems, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Psychological Measurements and tests Counseling,  Psychology Special Topics in Applied Psychology, Behavior Modification, Psychophysiology, Introduction to Psychological Health, Psychology of Personality, Clinical Psychology, Children's Psychological Problems, Teaching Diverse Students. Cognitive psychology.




- Member. Jordanian Psychological Association, Jordan. 2011.

- Member.  Karak - Birmingham Sisiter cities.

 - Founding member of both The Children’s Club and Young Scientists Project for gifted children in Al Karak, Jordan.