Monthly Archives: April 2013

Men in Black the Movie – but Men in White would be a better film? by Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham

Men in Black the Movie – But Men in White Would Be a Better Film? New research finds racial bias against films with black leading actors and white supporting roles is rife amongst mainstream newspaper movie critics – resulting in … Continue reading

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Hidden Psychology of the Academy Awards Reveals a Bias against Actresses. By Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham

Hidden Psychology of the Academy Awards Reveals a Bias Against Actresses The headlines are that Daniel Day Lewis has made Academy Award history by winning the Oscar for best actor for the third time. But is there a darker story … Continue reading

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At the Edinburgh International Science Festival: Aliens as revealed by Hollywood – how accurate is the portrayal?

At the Edinburgh International Science Festival: Aliens as Revealed by Hollywood by Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham Janne Korhonen from the Department of Organization and Management at Aalto University in Finland has just published an academic paper exploring whether we … Continue reading

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Freudian Clip – The Film Club

The club will aim to meet once a month and a movie will be shown followed by a conversation between audience members on various aspects of the film and its links with psychiatry, psychology and psychotherapy. The aim of the … Continue reading

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