The Rise of Research: How is mental health explored in the Star Wars movies?

I’ve been asked today to talk about relationship between the Star Wars films and mental health. Over the series of films several psychological features are portrayed, George Lucas himself describes how he was influenced by both Kurosawa the Japanese film director and also the writer Joseph Campbell in particular Campbell’s work The Hero with a …

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Star Wars Psychology: The Mind of Yoda

Star Wars Psychology: The Mind of Yoda

“Luke: I’m looking for a great warrior. Yoda: Oh, great warrior. Wars not make one great. To understand Yoda, it’s equally important to understand his antithesis Darth Vader. Specifically, how they both use language. Although they are fictional characters in a surreal sci-fi world dreamt up by the unbridled imagination of its creator, George Lucas, …

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Freud, Jung, Luke Skywalker, and the Psychology of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #40

Freud, Jung, Luke Skywalker, and the Psychology of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #40

Hi. I’m Mike Rugnetta, this is Crashcourse Mythology and today we’re going to lay mythology down on this comfy little couch over here and listen to all its problems. It’s time to get all psychology on mythology. We’ll be examining the theories of both Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, and discussing the curious relationship the …

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Looking After Your Mental Health ♥ Three Cheers For New Years ♥ 7

Looking After Your Mental Health ♥ Three Cheers For New Years ♥ 7

Carrie: And look who’s here… O: *mumbles something* C: You look great. *background mumbling* And here he is, the one and only, mr. Oliver Ormson. O: Yeah- oh, I messed it up. Yeah, um- Oh. O: I’m getting it- I’m not used to the camera anymore. C: What are we doing today, mr. Oliver Ormson? …

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