by Christine Castigliano, HeartsQuest.com This engaging family project answers some of life’s most probing questions, such as: Why can’t you tickle yourself? How do we come to trust others? Are two heads really better than one? Uta & Chris Frith, a renowned wife-and-husband team of cognitive neuroscientists, pioneered major studies of brain disorders over their fifty-year careers. Created with their son, author Alex Frith and artist Daniel Locke, Two Heads: A Graphic Exploration of How Our Brains Work with Other Brains, models one of their proudest discoveries: the power of collaboration among people who think differently. The illustrations demystify… Read More
Flying Couch: A Graphic Memoir
Introducing Psychology: A Graphic Guide to Your Mind & Behavior
Originally published in 1994 and updated in 2003, Introducing Psychology by Nigel C. Benson is a great addition to Icon Books’ Introducing: Graphic Guides series.
Psychology: The Comic Book Introduction
Guest Book Review by Lorraine Chun If you are looking for a primer or refresher on psychology, this book presents many concepts in a fun and comprehensive format. The authors present the five concepts in psychology with amusing illustrations and explanations. The book is broken down into three parts. The first is “Making Sense of the World” and covers perception, learning, memory, and thinking. The second is labelled “Making Sense of Ourselves” which covers metacognition, emotion, motivation, and stress and how it effects our health. The last part covers “Making Sense of Each Other” which reviews language, personality, social… Read More
Freud by Maier and Simon
Call for participants – using sequential art in professional psychological practice.
Call for participants. For those of you in the Graphic Medicine community that I have not had the opportunity to meet or correspond with, my name is John Pollard and I am a psychotherapist based in London in the final stages of a doctoral qualification in counseling psychology. My doctoral thesis is a piece of qualitative research exploring how psychologists and psychotherapists use sequential art in their work. This research aims to create a representation of how sequential art is used in contemporary psychological practice. Rather than attempt to make a case for the potential of sequential art and how it could… Read More