Winter term 2020/2021

All happy families

“All happy families” is an interdisciplinary and interuniversitary seminar series hosted together with Professor Marina Martinez Mateo at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, München. Psychology and art students will together analyse and discuss movies with respect to the promises and perils of the family.

Summer term 2020

Conformity

“”Conformity” is one of the most studied topics in social psychology. Together with Nicole Bittermann (MA psychology; co-host of the seminar series) we discussed topics like development of (dis)obedience, psychology of non-conformism or effects of norm-violation.  

Winter term 2019/2020

Psychiatry

As we are located at the Department of Psychiatry, many of our students study psychology in order to practice one day in a clinical setting. Therefore, during this term we approached the question of how “psychiatry” is portrayed or understood in movies. The seminar series was co-hosted by Nicole Bittermann (MA student in psychology) and we discussed differences between pharmacological vss. therapeutical interventions, the construction of “normality” in movies or the understanding of psychiatric diagnoses as dimensional vs. categorical. 

Summer term 2019

Memory

Summer term 2018

Social and physical pain

Winter term 2017/2018

Guilt

Summer term 2017

Authenticity

Winter term 2017/2018

Control

Summer term 2017

Anger & Rage

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