Arrival (2016)

Arrival (2016)
Movie: Arrival (2016)
Field of Psychology:
Rating: PG-13
Length: 1hr 1min
Story Line: A science fiction drama where a linguist is asked to help decode the language of alien visitors to Earth.
Psychology Topics: ,
Teaching With This Movie: Problem Solving Process
The process in which people think and engage in problem solving is a field of study in psychology. Read about the major approaches that people take for problem solving, such as using an algorithm versus heuristics. Create a chart that compares and contrasts the different approaches. Next, discuss which approach the movie characters used for cracking the alien’s linguistic code. Whas the approach the same or different for how historians cracked the Rosetta Stone?
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