The Psychology of Superheroes
An Unauthorized ExplorationeBook - 2008
"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"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Dallas, Tex. : BenBella Books ; [Chicago, IL] : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group, ©2008.
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 259 pages) : illustrations.
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