How Jordan Peele’s Us Reveals the Psychology of the Inner Self

How does Jordan Peele's masterpiece teach us about the inner self?


Jordan Peele’s latest masterpiece Us begs the question: who is the real protagonist and who is the real villain? 

In today’s Psych Cinema, therapist Jonathan Hetterly discusses how Us explores the psychological concepts of dualism and the opposition it presents, classism & psychological agency, masks, and locus of control. Jordan Peele’s Us touches on all of these ideas and more.

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Psych Cinema is our video series where licensed professional counselor Jonathan Hetterly explores the psychology behind the films that he watches and loves.

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