The Psychology of Superheroes

The Psychology of Superheroes

An Unauthorized Exploration

eBook - 2008
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"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.
ISBN: 9781935251361
1935251368
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 259 pages) : illustrations.

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