Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sensation and Perception–Honda Commercial

This Honda CRV commercial takes many “impossible” situations and makes them possible.  I watched the first time with my jaw dropped, and had to watch 3 more times before I made this post! Advertisements

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Abnormal Behavior–Phobias–NFL Player Has Horse Phobia

This really has nothing to do with television shows but it does involve the mass media and a professional athlete, so it kind of counts. Kansas City Chiefs Safety, Eric Berry, has a phobia of horses.  The bad part is … Continue reading

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Social Psychology–The Dark Knight

This clip from “The Dark Knight” features the just world phenomenon and social trap. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tc1awt6v2M0

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Personality–Family Guy

Chris dates a girl who looks exactly like his mom.  Stewie mentions the Oedipus Complex, and gets slightly inappropriate at the very end.  Preview first 🙂

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Therapy–Cheers

The therapist gives Cliff a shock every time he makes a jerk-like remark.  You might also use this in your learning unit.

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Hypnotherapy–Hoarders

At the 1:00 mark there is a clip for hypnotherapy for hoarding.  

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King of the Hill–Therapy

In this clip, Hank forces Bobby to smoke until he vomits…aversion therapy, sort of.

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Power Rangers–Therapy

In this clip, various Power Rangers undergo desensitization to overcome fears of spiders, enclosed spaces, fish and frogs. But the video clip title calls it aversion therapy

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Therapy–The Sopranos

In this clip, Tony Soprano experiences transference by confessing his love to Dr. Melfi.  Teacher note, stop at 2:00 or bleep the F word.

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Personality–Emperor’s New Groove

In this clip, Kronk faces a dilemma in which his id, ego and superego hash out his options.

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