Utilize appropriate vocabulary and terminology in the extrapolation.

    October 7, 2022

Identify the movie by title and year. Provide a 2-3 sentence overview of the movie plot. Identify the main characters and provide a 1-sentence description for each.
Extrapolate from the movie the individuals that are influenced by the study of or practice of psychology, provide an explanation for the disciplines or sub-disciplines that are involved in the movie.
Utilize appropriate vocabulary and terminology in the extrapolation.
Identify the psychological disorder of the character(s) in the movie.
Does the diagnosis explained in the movie align to the DSM? Once a diagnosis is made, does the label attached impact the character personally? Professionally? Socially?
Explain the main theoretical approach, strategies, and practices that are used in the study of psychology in the movie.
Provide a background explaining the strategies, historical and modern practices, and historical scientists related to the identified discipline or subdiscipline of psychology.
Utilize appropriate vocabulary and terminology in the explanation.
Considering the brain and lifespan development, how do the characters in the movie portray cognitive, social, and moral development?
Associate the movie characters, plot, and setting with seminal investigations and major findings in psychology.
Explain the seminal investigation and the major psychological finding referred to and explain whether or not it is accurately portrayed in the movie. Explain the points that make it either accurate or inaccurate.
What are the stereotypes presented in the movie?
How are they related to the study of psychology? Are there examples throughout the movie of gender roles? How are sensations and perceptions shown in the movie?
Evaluate the role of learning and memory in the movie.
How does the movie relate to and demonstrate classical conditioning, operant conditioning, or observational learning? Is there an impact on memory construction or retention in the movie? If yes, how is it portrayed?
How is it (or is it not) accurate with what you have learned about what triggers memory construction, retrieval and memory loss?
Where within the movie, and how, are thinking, language, and intelligence explained and portrayed?
Evaluate how gestures ad expressions of emotion are portrayed in the movie. Analyze their relation to the experiences and culture of the characters.
What motivates the main character(s) throughout the movie?
How does this relate to learning regarding motivation, emotion, stress, health and human flourishing?
If the character in the movie receives treatment explain the treatment?
Explain how the treatment does or does not align with a typical treatment for this disorder.
Finally, conclude your paper with a review of how the movie portrayed the disorder. Apply course learning to explain why it was or was not a realistic portrayal of the disorder. Include in the conclusion your personal reaction to the movie and how mental illness was portrayed.
The Movie options are
Black Swan (Variety of Disorders)
Call me Crazy:
A Five Film (Schizophrenia)
Clean and Sober (Substance Related Disorder)
The Deer Hunter (Stress Disorder)
The Fisher King (Variety of Disorders)
Gia (Substance Related / Mood Disorder)
Girl Interrupted (Variety of Disorders)
High Anxiety (Acrophobia Disorder)
Infinitely Polar Bear (Bipolar disorder)
I Smile Back (Variety of Disorders)

HomeworkMaven pre-written answers and study guides are crafted by real teachers and professors, so no matter what you're studying they can ease your homework headaches and help you score high on exams.