If you’re like most people you probably assume that movies are simply a fun way of spending a few hours and nothing more. However, many psychologists are exploring the idea…
We live in a world in which film is a dominant source of information. With influence comes power, and with power comes the need for a watchful eye. We at the Media Watch Committee track films that make significant comments on psychological issues. We seek to applaud high-quality films with accurate insights, while providing a reality-check on films that relay stigmatizing or misleading information. For example, contrast two films that deal with Borderline Personality Disorder.
Jeremy Clyman M.A., is pursuing his doctorate in clinical psychology at Yeshiva University in NY. In 2007, he graduated from Northeastern University with a Master’s in journalism. He has engaged…