“Obi-Wan Kenobi” depicts a Star Wars hero full of self-blame and short on hope. This Jedi’s path to recovery carries a message.
Lockdown life altered experiences throughout periods of masking or isolation, and may have lingering effects by producing feelings of jamais vu in which everything feels “off.”
Wonder Woman embodies positive psychology’s character strengths and virtues. Lynda Carter call the character a gay icon. Cognitive dissonance may explain why some fans object.
In every live-action film depiction, the character Selina Kyle (Catwoman) awakens another side of Bruce Wayne (Batman) to help him function as a more complete human being.
In the film “Batman Forever” and now in “The Batman,” the Riddler shows signs of borderline personality disorder. In the current film, Bruce Wayne may show some signs, too.
“Brain fog” muddles many during and after COVID. Recent research helps explain why.
Mental shortcuts may mislead Holocaust doubters and deniers. The availability heuristic could cause some to overlook evidence of deaths by overgeneralizing survival accounts.
The stories about super-villain character Poison Ivy keep referring to her power over other people as pheromonal, but is it really?
Competitive survival fiction demonstrates the escalation of evil, step by step.
How do we cite comic books and graphic novels when we must follow APA style even though the American Psychological Association’s style manual never mentions them?