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Why ‘Harry Potter’ is Magic for Mental Health, According to a Therapist

When Sheila was very young, both of her parents died by suicide.  As she grew into adulthood she felt as if the memory of...

Celebrities & Political Endorsement: Helpful or Harmful?

Celebrities and politics have an increased overlap these days more than ever. Does celebrity involvement or endorsement in politics reaffirm what we already believe? Or...

The Psychology of ‘Good Will Hunting’

Good Will Hunting might be 21 years old, but the film's psychological themes still hold true today. This film unpacks themes of childhood development, the vulnerability...

Pentatonix is a Mind-Blowing Display of A Capella

Many argue that Pentatonix has brought the wonderful world of a capella to the forefront of pop culture. After forming in 2011, the widely loved a...

Talking to the Dead: The Psychology of Psychic Readings

By now, you’ve noticed the ginormous bags of candy, scary décor, and an assortment of colorful costumes littering your favorite retail haunts—Halloween fast approaches....

The State of Stand-Up Comedy

Stand-up comedy is one of the most beloved forms of entertainment, and it's easy to see why. The culture of comedy reiterates numerous psychological...

‘Come Inside My Mind’ Review: Addiction Specialist Analyzes the Robin Williams Documentary

Come Inside My Mind is the Robin Williams documentary claiming an up-close exploration of one of the most celebrated and beloved comedians of all-time.  A documentary...

Hip-Hop’s Matriarch: The Impact of ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’

Lauryn Hill's debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, was a mind-blowing success. Having been a part of the Fugees for years, Lauryn Hill's decision to...

Mental Illness on TV: Why Representation is Everything

I always have mixed emotions about this time of year. I'm not a scary/spooky fan, but it’s also the time that all of the...

What Gives? Analyzing Double Standards in Pop Culture

Double standards exist everywhere, especially in pop culture. Today's discussion revolves around some of the examples of this in recent times. Using the recent controversy...

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A Psychological Analysis of Donald Trump

Love him or hate him, but can you feel sorry for him? Ask anyone what they think of Donald Trump and you are almost guaranteed...

Harvey Weinstein is NOT a Sex Addict. He is a Sexual Predator.

The world has turned on movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and with good reason.  The New York Times published a story on last Thursday, October 5...

What Adult Cartoons Say About Pop Culture

Shows like Rick & Morty, Big Mouth and Bob's Burgers have captured our hearts with hilarious comedy, scandalous jokes and outlandish plotlines. Adult cartoons...

Anthony Bourdain’s Death Highlights a Culture of Mental Health Stigma

If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK. Like many others, I both admired and envied the...

A Psychologist’s Perspective on Kanye West

Most are aware of at least one of Kanye’s contributions to OMG moments in pop-culture. Some of these moments include storming out of the American...

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Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” Sounds Familiar…

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-0132772179703731", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Taylor Swift Mash-Up: "Look What You...

Imagine Trump’s Presidency as an 80s TV Sitcom…

One year ago the world was turned upside down, and it wasn’t by the Demogorgons from Stranger Things.  No, on November 8, 2016, Donald...
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Why Our World Needs Superheroes

We asked why the world needs superheroes, you answered. At HeroesCon 2017, we sought out to interview as many cosplayers as possible on why the...