Looking Beyond Catharsis
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Where can one find resources on exploring psychology through film and literature? Which films, books, music, websites, and other media should be included in a psychology collection? How does media use psychology techniques in film making? Which media explain psychology subjects well?
posted by Knigel to media & arts (8 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
There is an overabundance of pseudoscientific and dated psychology material such as Freud, Jung, and so on; however, it is much harder to find material more modern psychology and its relationship to media. Resources on how the media uses psychology techniques and how psychology is incorporated into media would be very valuable.
one flew over the cuckoo's nest, the book and the movie, is one example of exploring psychological concepts.
Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo is an example of camera techniques using perception techniques.