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What Makes Us So Obsessed with Natural Disasters? The Psychology Behind the Fascination

Fresh on the heels of Hurricane Florence, our panel of Shrinks are discussing the psychology of natural disasters. In this episode, our Shrinks discuss the...

Why is ‘Hereditary’ so Deeply Disturbing? A Psychological Review

Quite possibly the scariest movie of 2018, Hereditary is as psychologically rich as it is thrilling. Psych Cinema is our video series where licensed professional...

Mind-Blowing Family Dynamic in Film

Some of our favorite movies are ones that accurately capture the family dynamic. The family dynamic's role in movies is often humorous, sometimes dark, and...
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The Psychology of Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’

Upcoming films Boy Erased and Miseducation of Cameron Post are spotlighting the important topic of gay "conversion therapy." Gay "conversion therapy" is also known as the attempt...

What ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Can Teach us About Psychology

Netflix's original movie, To All the Boys I've Loved Before, is a fun film packed with psychology. Psych Cinema is our video series where Jonathan...

Quirky Love Songs

There are a lot of types of songs. You've got the break-up song, the party song, the "hear-me-roar" song... The most prevalent of all? The...

‘Summer of ’84’ is a Psychologically Rich, Nostalgia Driven Thriller

Recently, thanks to the tireless efforts of Jay Morang and the Back Alley Film Series crew (a subdivision of the Charlotte Film Society who...

Man Up: The Psychology of Masculinity Under Siege

How do you define 'being a man'? Today's podcast is inspired by psychologist Jordan Peterson who has had considerable traction with his book, 12 Rules...

A Psychological Analysis of ‘A Quiet Place’ | Psych Cinema

John Krasinski's 'A Quiet Place' proves that parental anxiety, perfectionism, and fear of failure are plaguing this generation of parents and kids.  A Quiet Place...

The Science of Football Fandom: A Psychologist’s Perspective

Watching football, both professional and college, has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. As a kid, I spent...

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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...

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...

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...

Fortnite Phenomenon: Shrinks Discuss 2018’s Viral Video Game

Fortnite has taken the gaming world by storm. If you haven't heard of it, Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic...

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...

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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...

Psych Cinema: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’

'Dunkirk' subverts the tropes associated with “war films,” “blockbusters,” and “event cinema.”  Nolan's film transcends its critical and commercial aspirations to become something extremely...

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...