ERIC Number: EJ1013648
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
Planarian Worms, Shock Generators and Apathetic Witnesses: Teaching Psychology and Graphic Novels
Aleixo, Paul A.; Norris, Claire E.
Psychology Teaching Review, v19 n1 p36-43 Spr 2013
Comics and graphic novels have made a greater impact on popular culture in recent years and can be used for enhancing the learning experience of psychology students. One of the best known and respected comic book writers of the last 30 years is Alan Moore, who has included a number of detailed references to psychological studies and experiments in three of his best known comic book works. These are described in context and the psychological work they refer to examined with a view to using this material as starting points for the study of the psychological phenomena by students.
Descriptors: Cartoons, Novels, Psychological Studies, Experimental Psychology, Compliance (Psychology), Social Behavior, Memory, Conditioning, Social Psychology, College Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Research Skills, Popular Culture, Undergraduate Students, Authors, Instructional Materials
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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