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Doctor Who Psychology

Nonfiction: Social Science
Unabridged   6.75 hour(s)
Publication date: 10/09/2018

Doctor Who Psychology

A Madman with a Box

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Audio CD ISBN:9781684411429
Digital Download ISBN:9781684411436


With a foreword by Third Doctor Companion Katy Manning and interviews with actors who played Doctors new and old, Doctor Who Psychology travels through the how and why of Who. It's all timey-wimey.

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Product Description

How does an immortal deal with death? What kind of person makes the best Companion? Why does the Doctor say he and Freud "got on very well"? How do the Daleks and Cybermen reflect concerns about losing our humanity? And what can looking at an ancient Time Lord teach us about real human nature? Doctor Who Psychology: A Madman with a Box explores these questions and many more. Chapters include:

• "Getting to the Hearts of Time Lord Personality Change"
• "Who's Who: Interview with Four Doctors and a River on the Core of Personality"
• "Post-Time War Stress Disorder"
• "From Human to Machine: At What Point Do You Lose Your Soul?"

Doctor Who Psychology explores the alien in us all. This fascinating in-depth collection, edited by Travis Langley, contains 19 chapters and other special features delving into the psychology behind the time-traveling Doctor in his many iterations, as well as his companions and his foes.

Author Bio

Travis Langley authored the acclaimed book Batman And Psychology: A Dark And Stormy Knight. He is the editor and lead writer for Sterling Publishing's Popular Culture Psychology series. He is a psychology professor who teaches on the psychology of crime, mental illness, social behavior, and media at Henderson State University.