Rain Man (1988)

Rain Man (1988)
Movie: Rain Man (1988)
Field of Psychology:
Rating: R
Length: 2hr 13min
Story Line: When his estranged father dies, Charlie Babbit discovers that he has an autistic brother, with extraordinary savant abilities, who lives in a care-facility.
Psychology Topics: ,
Teaching With This Movie: Autism
What is autism? How has our understanding of autism changed over the last 50 years? How is intelligence linked to autism? What other neurodevelopmental disorders exist?
Idea #2: Eidetic memory
What is photographic memory? How does it work? How is eidetic memory different from memories that use mnemonic devices? How is eidetic memory different fro echoic memory?
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