Ep. 115 The Psychology of Black Panther


Marvel’s latest superhero movie, Black Panther has become an instant success at the box office. Our usual panel of Shrinks are joined by fellow mental health professional and Shrink Tank contributor, Bea Moise. The discussion revolves around their thoughts of the film, the cultural impact of this movie as well as the psychological themes found throughout Black Panther.


“Culturally, the success of Black Panther is huge.”


–Bea Moise



Being Human

In our Being Human segment, the Shrink Tank Podcast panelists discuss the relevant study in the wake of the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Despite recent comments made by the Trump Administration and the Republican Party claiming that in order to end the string of mass shootings is to combat mental illness, this study discusses the unintentional strengthening of mental illness stigma.


What are your thoughts on Black Panther?

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Join our Shrink Tank podcast contributors Emma Kate Wright, Frank Gaskill and Jonathan Hetterly as they discuss this week’s trending topic.



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