The Resource Star Wars psychology : dark side of the mind, edited by Travis Langley ; foreword by Carrie Goldman

Star Wars psychology : dark side of the mind, edited by Travis Langley ; foreword by Carrie Goldman

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Star Wars psychology : dark side of the mind
Title
Star Wars psychology
Title remainder
dark side of the mind
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edited by Travis Langley ; foreword by Carrie Goldman
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Editor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a fascinating psychological analysis of the compelling and complex universe of George Lucas's richly rendered Star Wars series. A group of expert contributors examines such topics as family ties, Jedi qualities, masculinity, girl power, and the values embodied in both the "dark" and "light" sides of this psychologically spellbinding world
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Star wars (Motion picture)
Dewey number
791.4375 S7951 2015
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.S695
LC item number
S824 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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1964-
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  • Goldman, Carrie
  • Langley, Travis
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  • Psychology
  • Motion pictures
  • Good and evil
  • Sex role
  • Families
  • Star Wars films
  • Heroes in motion pictures
  • Families
  • Good and evil
  • Heroes in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Psychology
  • Sex role
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Star Wars psychology : dark side of the mind, edited by Travis Langley ; foreword by Carrie Goldman
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  • NOPDQ
  • "This book is an independent publication and not associated with or authorized, licensed, or endorsed by any person or entity affiliated with the well-known Star Wars movies, publications, or TV shows"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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Contents
  • Foreword: Why Star Wars matters / Carrie Goldman -- Introduction: Lights in the Dark Side / Travis Langley -- Part one: Tales (1. The good, the bad, and the scruffy: can we define good and evil? / Travis Langley ; 2. So you want to be a Jedi? Learning the ways of the force through acceptance and commitment therapy / Jenna Busch, Janina Scarlet ; 3. From phantom menace to phantom limbs: amputation, neuroprosthetics, and Darth Vader's brain / E. Paul Zehr ; 4. A discussion with Darth Maul: Sam Witwer interview on the antithesis of self-actualization / Jenna Busch, Travis Langley -- Force files: An ocean far away: I. Openness versus closedness / Travis Langley)
  • Part two: Kinds (5. Droids, minds, and why we care / Jim Davies ; 6. Grief and masculinity: Anakin the man / Billy San Juan ; 7. The intergalactic guides to girls and gender psychology / Elizabeth A. Kus, Janina Scarlet ; 8. The force of relationships, tie strength in Star Wars / Jennifer Golbeck -- Force files: An ocean far away: II. Conscientiousness versus recklessness / Travis Langley)
  • Part three: Journeys (9. These archetypes you're looking for / Alex Langley ; 10. Feel the Force: Jung's theory of individuation and the Jedi path / Laura Vecchiolla ; 11. A distressing damsel: Leia's heroic journey / Mara Wood ; 12. Faith and the Force: Star Wars and the psychology of religion / Clay Routledge ; Force files: An ocean far away: III. Extraversion versus introversion / Travis Langley)
  • Part four: Paths (13. Explaining the Empire: why good people do bad things / Colt J. Blunt ; 14. Lando's choice: anatomy of a moral dilemma / Jay Scarlet ; 15. Anxiety disorder's need for Imperial control: was Darth Vader evil or scared? / Frank Gaskill ; 16. The Skywalker way: values in the light and dark / Janina Scarlet ; Force files: An ocean far away: IV. Agreeableness versus disagreeableness / Travis Langley)
  • Part five: Awakenings (17. Samurai, Star Wars, and underdogs / Jonathan Hetterly ; 18. Yoda: little big mentor / Craig Pohlman ; 19. A symphony of psychology: the music of Star Wars / Jim Davies, Joe Kraemer ; 20. Shooting, striking, returning: the universes in our heads / Donald F. Glut, Travis Langley -- Force files: An ocean far away: V. Neuroticism versus emotional stability / Travis Langley) -- Final word: Never our last hope / Travis Langley
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 302 pages
Isbn
9781454917366
Lccn
2015298651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1723887
  • (OCoLC)902661058
  • 1721376
  • (OCoLC)ocn902661058
  • 1721376
  • 1723887
  • 1723887
Label
Star Wars psychology : dark side of the mind, edited by Travis Langley ; foreword by Carrie Goldman
Link
Publication
Note
  • NOPDQ
  • "This book is an independent publication and not associated with or authorized, licensed, or endorsed by any person or entity affiliated with the well-known Star Wars movies, publications, or TV shows"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword: Why Star Wars matters / Carrie Goldman -- Introduction: Lights in the Dark Side / Travis Langley -- Part one: Tales (1. The good, the bad, and the scruffy: can we define good and evil? / Travis Langley ; 2. So you want to be a Jedi? Learning the ways of the force through acceptance and commitment therapy / Jenna Busch, Janina Scarlet ; 3. From phantom menace to phantom limbs: amputation, neuroprosthetics, and Darth Vader's brain / E. Paul Zehr ; 4. A discussion with Darth Maul: Sam Witwer interview on the antithesis of self-actualization / Jenna Busch, Travis Langley -- Force files: An ocean far away: I. Openness versus closedness / Travis Langley)
  • Part two: Kinds (5. Droids, minds, and why we care / Jim Davies ; 6. Grief and masculinity: Anakin the man / Billy San Juan ; 7. The intergalactic guides to girls and gender psychology / Elizabeth A. Kus, Janina Scarlet ; 8. The force of relationships, tie strength in Star Wars / Jennifer Golbeck -- Force files: An ocean far away: II. Conscientiousness versus recklessness / Travis Langley)
  • Part three: Journeys (9. These archetypes you're looking for / Alex Langley ; 10. Feel the Force: Jung's theory of individuation and the Jedi path / Laura Vecchiolla ; 11. A distressing damsel: Leia's heroic journey / Mara Wood ; 12. Faith and the Force: Star Wars and the psychology of religion / Clay Routledge ; Force files: An ocean far away: III. Extraversion versus introversion / Travis Langley)
  • Part four: Paths (13. Explaining the Empire: why good people do bad things / Colt J. Blunt ; 14. Lando's choice: anatomy of a moral dilemma / Jay Scarlet ; 15. Anxiety disorder's need for Imperial control: was Darth Vader evil or scared? / Frank Gaskill ; 16. The Skywalker way: values in the light and dark / Janina Scarlet ; Force files: An ocean far away: IV. Agreeableness versus disagreeableness / Travis Langley)
  • Part five: Awakenings (17. Samurai, Star Wars, and underdogs / Jonathan Hetterly ; 18. Yoda: little big mentor / Craig Pohlman ; 19. A symphony of psychology: the music of Star Wars / Jim Davies, Joe Kraemer ; 20. Shooting, striking, returning: the universes in our heads / Donald F. Glut, Travis Langley -- Force files: An ocean far away: V. Neuroticism versus emotional stability / Travis Langley) -- Final word: Never our last hope / Travis Langley
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 302 pages
Isbn
9781454917366
Lccn
2015298651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1723887
  • (OCoLC)902661058
  • 1721376
  • (OCoLC)ocn902661058
  • 1721376
  • 1723887
  • 1723887

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