LA Storta: Critical Psychology

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La Storta: Critical Research in Philippine Community Psychology
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Critical contemporary psychology is limited and not growing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is "Critical contemporary psychology is limited and not growing." The correct answer is False. This means that the statement is not true. The explanation for this is not provided, but it can be inferred that critical contemporary psychology is not limited and is actually growing. This is because psychology as a field is constantly evolving and new research and theories are being developed. Critical psychology also involves questioning and challenging existing theories and practices, which contributes to its growth and development.

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  • 2. 

    Critical Psychology is a strategy that aims to politicize all sub-disciplines in psychology.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Critical Psychology is a perspective within psychology that seeks to examine and challenge the social and political aspects of psychological theory and practice. It aims to highlight the power dynamics, inequalities, and social injustices that are embedded within the discipline. By politicizing all sub-disciplines in psychology, Critical Psychology encourages a critical analysis of traditional psychological theories and methods, and promotes the use of psychology as a tool for social change and liberation. Therefore, the statement that Critical Psychology aims to politicize all sub-disciplines in psychology is true.

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  • 3. 

    Action research is a movement that challenges psychology to work toward emancipation and social justice.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Action research is a movement that challenges psychology to work toward emancipation and social justice. This statement is true because action research aims to actively engage individuals and communities in the research process, with the goal of promoting social change and addressing power imbalances. By actively involving those affected by the research, action research seeks to empower individuals and communities to address social injustices and work towards emancipation. Therefore, the correct answer should be True.

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  • 4. 

    Community psychology was developed in response to the notion of community as forgotten, brought by extreme individualism.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Community psychology was developed in response to the notion of community as forgotten, brought by extreme individualism. This means that community psychology emerged as a reaction to the focus on individual needs and problems, neglecting the importance of the community context. It aims to understand and address social issues by considering the influence of social systems, community resources, and collective well-being. Therefore, the statement is true as community psychology indeed developed in response to the idea of community being overlooked due to extreme individualism.

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  • 5. 

    The core values of community psychology include social and family wellness, disrespect for human diversity and sense of individualism.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the core values of community psychology do not include a disrespect for human diversity. In fact, community psychology values and promotes respect for human diversity, recognizing the importance of understanding and embracing the unique characteristics and experiences of individuals within a community.

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  • 6. 

    Action research is participative research, and all participative research must be action research.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that all participative research is action research. This means that any research that involves active participation from individuals is considered action research. Therefore, the answer is true, as it implies that there is no participative research that is not action research.

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  • 7. 

    According to Lagmay, action research is an inquiry about everyday lives and issues of ordinary, common people and how they can act upon their own problems.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    According to Lagmay, action research is not specifically focused on the everyday lives and issues of ordinary, common people.

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  • 8. 

    Action research is a community-based research.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Action research is a community-based research because it involves collaboration and active participation of community members in the research process. It aims to address specific community problems or issues by involving the community members in identifying the problem, developing solutions, and implementing and evaluating the outcomes. This approach ensures that the research is relevant and applicable to the community's needs and priorities, and promotes community empowerment and ownership of the research process and outcomes.

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  • 9. 

    According to Mariano, the promotion of human welfare was immediately laid down as one of the goals in their constitution.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    According to Mariano, the promotion of human welfare was not immediately laid down as one of the goals in their constitution.

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  • 10. 

    Tan believes that there is still a need to do good and relevant research that can inform policies.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Tan believes in the necessity of conducting good and relevant research to inform policies. This implies that Tan recognizes the value and importance of evidence-based decision-making, indicating that the statement is true.

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