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The psychology of superheroes : an unauthorized exploration / edited by Robin S. Rosenberg ; with Jennifer Canzoneri.

Rosenberg, Robin S. (Added Author). Canzoneri, Jennifer. (Added Author).
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BenBella Books psychology of popular culture series.
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Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 741.5352 PSYC (Text) 39391100315652 Nonfiction In transit -

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  • ISBN: 9781933771311
  • ISBN: 1933771313
  • Physical Description: vi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Dallas, Tex. : BenBella ; ©2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-259).
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: Conduct of life.
Heroes > Psychology.
Typology (Psychology)
Self-actualization (Psychology)

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