This marginalization is also reflected in my field of psychology – the field that studies stereotypes, racism, and how they influence peoples' psychological experiences and mental health. For example, a simple search on PsycINFO – the largest database of psychology-related scholarly literature – produced 1783 articles, books, dissertations, and book chapters using the word “Filipino.” In comparison, the term “Chinese” returned almost 49,000 hits. The term “Japanese” returned over 34,000 hits. The term “Korean” returned almost 10,000 hits. The term “South Asian” returned over 4000 hits. The search term “Asian Indian or Pakistani or Afghan or Afghanistani” returned almost 2500 hits. Even a much smaller Asian group than Filipinos - “Vietnamese” - produced over 2,000 hits. And in last summer’s Asian American Psychological Association conference, there was not one presentation or … [Read more...] about Why Are Filipino Americans Still Forgotten and Invisible?