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The psychology of superheroes an unauthorized exploration

Robin S Rosenberg; Jennifer Canzoneri

c2008

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  • Title:
    The psychology of superheroes an unauthorized exploration
  • Author: Robin S Rosenberg; Jennifer Canzoneri
  • Description: The positive psychology of superheroes / Christopher Peterson and Nansook Park -- The social psychology of the Justice league of America / Wind Goodfriend -- Superman's personality / Robin S. Rosenberg -- Anti-heroism in the continuum of good and evil / Michael Spivey and Steven Knowlton -- Positive psychology of Peter Parker / Robert Biwas-Diener -- Prejudice lessons from the Xavier Institute / Mikhail Lyubansky -- When I grow up I want to be a superhero / Bryan J. Dik -- Is there a superhero in all of us? / Peter A. Hancock and Gabriella M. Hancock -- Mind-reading superheroes / William J. Ickes -- An appetite for destruction / Chuck Tate -- The stereotypical (Wonder) woman / Chuck Tate -- What would Freud say? / Andrew R. Getzfeld -- Coming to terms with bizarro / Siamak Tundra Naficy -- Coping with stress... the superhero way / Stephanie R. deLusé -- Arkham Asylum / Bradley J. Daniels -- The incredible Hulk / Christopher J. Patrick and Sarah K. Patrick -- Gender typicality and extremity in popular culture / Kerri L. Johnson, Leah E. Lurye, and Jonathan B. Freeman -- Cracking the superhero's moral code / Peter DeScioli and Robert Kurzban.
    This latest installment in the Psychology of Popular Culture series turns its focus to superheroes. Superheroes have survived and fascinated for more than 70 years in no small part due to their psychological depth.
  • Publication Date: c2008
  • Publisher: Dallas, Tex. : BenBella Books ; Chicago, IL : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group
  • Format: 1 online resource (278 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-935251-36-8
  • Subjects: Conduct of life; Superheroes; Typology (Psychology); Self-actualization (Psychology); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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