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The Psychology of the Simpsons

Alcohol-The Cause of, and Solution to, All Life's Problems

by Denis M. McCarthyon The Simpsons

It’s fair to say that we are of two minds about alcohol. In the U.S. about half of the population over twelve report being current drinkers (1). Alcohol abuse is a serious health problem, and is estimated to cost the U.S. over $184 billion a year in health care, lost productivity, accidents and other effects (2). On the other hand, recent research has demonstrated health benefits from regular moderate use of alcohol (3). Increasing legal limits on cigarettes in public places have raised some eyebrows, such as the recent move in New Jersey to ban smoking in cars. However, cigarette smoking is permitted at earlier ages and in more places than alcohol consumption. Alcohol is also the only product that has been the cause of two U.S. Constitutional amendments. The fact that one of these amendments repealed the other illustrates my point. We may be “Listening to Prozac” (4), but … read more»

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The Psychology of Dexter

Introduction: The Psychology of Dexter

by Bella DePauloon Dexter

Dexter may well be one of the most psychologically delicious
treats in television history. We love Dexter. We
root for him, season after season.

But he’s a killer–a serial killer! Why do we relish Dexter so
much? And why don’t we at least feel guilty about … read more»

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The Girl Who Was on Fire

Team Katniss

by Jennifer Lynn Barneson the Hunger Games trilogy

These days, it seems like you can’t throw a fish in a bookstore without hitting a high-stakes love triangle–not that I recommend the throwing of fish in bookstores, mind you (it annoys the booksellers–not to mention the fish), but it certainly seems like more and more YA heroines are being faced with a problem of … read more»

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The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Resilience with a Dragon Tattoo

by Pamela Rutledge, Ph.D.on the Millennium Trilogy

As soon as we step into her world, Lisbeth Salander challenges our sense of social norms, often to the point of discomfort and frustration. Her black lipstick, tattoos, and body piercings send out a clear message: “Keep your distance; visitors not welcome.” Her demeanor and presentation are defiant and withdrawn, … read more»

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