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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Trailer breakdown

For any ‘Harry Potter’ fan this is a great year – we are getting a new book and a new movie. The book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, is a play written by Jack Thorne and based on an original story written by J. K. Rowling, as well as Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany. The play itself opens in London on July 30, 2016, whereas the...

The danger of desensitizing “rape”

Rape. To this day this word makes me shudder. It should. It is not a word to be taken lightly. The current rape statistics are alarming. One in three women have experienced sexual assault at some point in their lives in the United States alone. These statistics are reported to be higher in countries where women are seen as property. One in three...

Psychology of ‘The Hunger Games’

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 just opened and we at the Legion of Leia cannot get enough of it. The characters of the series endure countless amounts of torture and excruciating heartbreak. The article below provides a psychological breakdown of the two leading characters of the series, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark, both representing...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 14 – Dr. Janina Scarlet and Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Analysis

On this week’s 13th episode of the Legion of Leia Podcast, my co-hosts Anastasia Washington and Sabina Ibarra and I welcome guest Dr. Janina Scarlet, author of the upcoming book “Superhero Therapy,” and multiple chapter author for “The Walking Dead Psychology: Psych of the Living Dead,” “Star Wars Psychology:...

Sherlock teaser released

If there’s anyone who understands the sweet agony of waiting for yet another season of their favorite TV show, it’s Sherlock fans. The popular BBC Tv series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman has completed its 3rd season in January 2014 with the next season slated to air in January 2016. Yep, that’s 2 full...

Tetris may help prevent PTSD

Image Source: You might have heard about some of the health benefits of video and computer games when it comes to help people exercise and even rehabilitate after having a stroke. A recent report in Association for Psychological Science finds that playing certain pattern games, like Tetris, might also be helpful for psychological well-being...