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Anti-Science Movement: The Psychology Behind the Deadly Trend

With the rise of anti-vaxxers and flat-earthers, it's apparent that there is a current trend in our society to be anti-science. Our panel of...

‘Minding the Gap’ Review: A Therapist on the Cycle of Abuse in Families

Minding the Gap is a poignant documentary rich with psychological concepts. In today's Psych Cinema, therapist Jonathan Hetterly discusses how the Oscar-nominated documentary explores growing...

How to Cope with ‘Endgame’ Blues, Inspired by The Avengers

This is it, folks.  The end. After a 21-movie marathon spanning the last decade, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is ending an era with its upcoming...

3 Ways ‘Shazam!’ Debunks Teenage Stereotypes

I was recently having lunch with a friend who also works in the mental health field.  As we began talking about our burgeoning professional...

In ‘Game of Thrones,’ is it Adaptive to be a Psychopath? Therapists Answer.

Game of Thrones is a world completely ruled by corrupt power. How do you make it by? Our panel of Shrinks unpack the psychological...

Was the College Admissions Scandal Fueled by Narcissism… or Ignorance?

Learning about the school bribery scandal—most people, myself included—experienced a little bit of schadenfreude, right? I mean, come on; it’s oddly satisfying to see...

Why Do We Love ‘Body Swap’ Movies? Psychology Explains.

The 'body swap' film trope isn't a stranger to Hollywood blockbusters. But why do we love them? In today's Psych Cinema, therapist Jonathan Hetterly discusses...

The HARDEST ‘Game of Thrones’ Quiz You’ll Ever Take in Your Life

Good day, my lord. Do you have what it takes to make the throne yours? Or perhaps you just want to prove that your...

Captain Marvel: A Feminist Therapist’s Thoughts on the Film

It's no surprise that Captain Marvel has caused a stir; there's a wealth of voices arguing against the need for a female-led movie, as...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’: Therapists Analyze Duality, Division, and Classism

Jordan Peele's latest thriller Us is rich with psychology. Our panel of Shrinks unpack the film's motifs, themes, and discuss: how do we rectify the...

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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 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...

The HARDEST ‘Game of Thrones’ Quiz You’ll Ever Take in Your Life

Good day, my lord. Do you have what it takes to make the throne yours? Or perhaps you just want to prove that your...

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

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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...

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...