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History[ edit ] Below is a brief timeline of psychology in the Philippines from start of Psychology in the Philippines based on western psychology to the establishment of Filipino Psychology along with the first models and scales that became the foundation of Filipino Psychology: Scale of the Researcher and Scale of the researcher and the Participant.
Basic orientation and context[ edit ] Filipino psychology is usually thought of as a branch of Asian psychologythe placement, determined primarily on culture.
However, there is an ongoing debate on the make-up of Philippine culture, because this will generally determine whether Philippine Psychology is to be placed under the realms of either Asian psychology or Eastern psychology.
The view of Philippine Psychology is largely postcolonial and is seen as a kind of liberation psychology. Four traditions[ edit ] Inhistorian Zeus A.
Salazar identified four traditions upon which Philippine psychology is rooted: Academic Scientific Psychology or Akademiko-siyentipikal na Sikolohiya: This follows the tradition of Wilhelm Wundt in and is essentially the American-oriented Western psychology being studied in the Philippines.
Academic Philosophic Psychology or Akademiko-pilosopiya na Sikolohiya: This was started by priest-professors at the University of Santo Tomas. Ethnic Psychology or Taal na Sikolohiya: This is the tradition on which Philippine psychology is primarily based.
This refers to the indigenous concepts that are studied using indigenous psychological orientation and methodologies. Psycho-medical Religious Psychology or Sikolohiyang Siko-medikal: The tradition that fuses native healing techniques and explains it in an indigenous religious context.
A social scientist[ who? The majority of Filipinos are poor and religion has become an important facet of life, to the extent that some disbelieve in science. Many foreigners look down on Filipinos, going as far as calling them slaves.
That is why when working as domestic helpers, many Filipinos report cases of work-related abuse. Ibang Tao "outsider" There are five interaction levels under this category: It espouses the ability to adapt.
Hindi Ibang Tao "one-of-us" There are three interaction levels under this category: Linking socio-personal value[ edit ] Kagandahang-Loob: This refers to being able to help other people in dire need due to a perception of being together as a part of one Filipino humanity.
Accommodative surface values[ edit ] Hiya: Filipinos are expected by their neighbors to return favors—whether these were asked for or not—when it is needed or wanted.
This attitude is primarily guided by conformity with the majority.Oct 08, · Values, Traits and Gestures in the Philippines. October 8, at PM the Filipino farmer still strives to earn their daily meal.
Grandparents therefore become responsible for instilling into their grandchildren the values and morals they taught to their own children, further increasing the importance of the elderly in.
The Filipino value system or Filipino values refers to the set of values or the value system that a majority of the Filipino have historically held important in their lives. These three values are considered branches from a single origin—the actual Core Value of the Filipino Personality. Regarding personality, if the ideal is a personality without stress and tension, then Filipino traits contribute to this.
The contention is that success necessarily means . What Are Your Values? Deciding What's Most Important in Life. How would you define your values?
Before you answer this question, you need to know what, in general, values are. Your values are the things that you believe are important in the way you live and work. Studying Personality Traits Across Cultures: Philippine Examples Filipino personality characteristics and in the development of indigenous instruments Studying Personality Traits Across Cultures: Philippine Examples Produced by The Berkeley Electronic Press, Below is an interesting and informative essay on understanding our Filipino value system, FILIPINO VALUES: NATURE, CONSTELLATION AND CONTEXT It develop many attributes to their personality like it helps them to gain confidence, development of communication skills, expansion of their network, getting management skills, development of.