Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight (2nd Edition)
Batman and Psychology returns!
This updated edition of the acclaimed best-seller shares fresh insights and truths about human nature by investigating Batman, one of the world's most compelling and enduring characters since his debut in 1939. Why does this superhero without superpowers fascinate us? What does that fascination say about us? Explore these and other intriguing questions about the masked hero, including: Does Batman show PTSD or posttraumatic growth? Why does he fight crime? Why as a vigilante? Why the mask, the bat, and the underage partner? Why are his most intimate relationships with "bad girls" he ought to lock up? And why won't he kill that homicidal clown?
With new chapters and updated information throughout along with a re-introduction by Michael Uslan (executive producer - Batman, The Dark Knight, The Batman), Batman and Psychology combines psychological theory and research to dive into his city's shadows and his cave's depths to know the mind of the Dark Knight, along with his power to inspire.