The psychology of superheroes [electronic resource] : An Unauthorized Exploration. Robin S Rosenberg.
- ISBN: 9781935251361 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2008.
|Summary, etc.:|| In The Psychology of Superheroes, almost two dozen psychologists get into the heads of today’s most popular and intriguing superheroes. Why do superheroes choose to be superheroes? Where does Spider-Man’s altruism come from, and what does it mean? Why is there so much prejudice against the X-Men, and how could they have responded to it, other than the way they did? Why are super-villains so aggressive? The Psychology of Superheroes answers these questions, exploring the inner workings our heroes usually only share with their therapists.
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