Filipino Psychology: Sikolohiyang Pilipino
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Filipino Psychology: Sikolohiyang Pilipino

Learn about the ultimate aim and contributions of Sikolohiyang Pilipino to universal psychology. Understand the development and indigenization process of Filipino psychology.

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______ aims to contribute to universal psychology by ensuring each group of people is adequately understood by themselves and from their own perspective. This is a step towards contributing to universal psychology.

Sikolohiyang Pilipino

Initial work on developing Sikolohiyang Pilipino focused on a type of indigenization that is based largely on simple translation of concepts, methods, theories, and measures into ________.


Indigenization from within in Sikolohiyang Pilipino means looking for the indigenous psychology from within the culture itself and not just clothing a foreign body with a local dress. It involves assessing historical and sociocultural realities, understanding the local language, and unraveling Filipino characteristics through the eyes of the native ________.


Sikolohiyang Pilipino resulted in a body of knowledge which includes indigenous concepts and methods, providing a psychology that is appropriate and significant to ________.

<p>Filipinos</p> Signup and view all the answers

Enriquez chaired the ______ Pambansang Kumperensya sa Sikolohiyang Pilipino

<p>Unang</p> Signup and view all the answers

Sikolohiyang Pilipino is anchored on ______ thought and experience as understood from a Filipino perspective

<p>Filipino</p> Signup and view all the answers

Enriquez later defined Sikolohiyang Pilipino as ‘‘the study of diwa (‘psyche’), which in Filipino directly refers to the wealth of ideas referred to by the philosophical concept of ‘essence’ and an entire range of psychological concepts from ______ to motives to behavior’’

<p>awareness</p> Signup and view all the answers

Filipino Psychology is an Indigenous Psychology, the scientific study of the ethnicity, society and culture of a people and the application to psychological practice of indigenous knowledge rooted in the people’s ethnic heritage and ______

<p>consciousness</p> Signup and view all the answers

In the beginnings of Sikolohiyang Pilipino (Filipino psychology), many Filipino intellectuals and scholars were sensitive to the inadequacy and unfairness of the Western-oriented approaches to psychology in the ________.

<p>1960’s</p> Signup and view all the answers

Virgilio Gaspar Enriquez returned to the Philippines from Northwestern University USA with a Ph.D. degree and introduced the concept of Sikolohiyang Pilipino (Filipino Psychology) in the ________.

<p>1970’s</p> Signup and view all the answers

Together with the chairman of the Department of Psychology at the University of the Philippines (U.P.), Dr. Alfredo V. Lagmay embarked on a research into the historical and cultural roots of Philippine Psychology in the ________.

<p>1970’s</p> Signup and view all the answers

The research into Sikolohiyang Pilipino included identifying indigenous concepts and approaches in Philippine psychology and developing creativity and inventiveness among Filipinos in the ________.

<p>Subsequently</p> Signup and view all the answers

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