Story Line:As children, Princess Elsa accidentally hurts her younger sister, Anna, with her ice-magic. Anna is made well and her memory is altered to keep her from remembering the traumatic incident. As adults, Anna must track down Elsa to help save the kingdom.
Teaching With This Movie:Trait Theory
Research current trait theory and create a chart that lists the differences between Eysenck’s Three-Factor Model and the Big Five Model of personality traits. Using Frozen as an example, how do you think personality traits are influenced by nature and nurture?
Idea #2:Suppressed Memories
Ample anecdotal evidence suggests that a person’s mind can suppress memories of traumatic events in an effort to protect one’s psychological well-being. The American Psychological Association, on the other hand, has issued a statement that says, “little or no empirical support” exists for the concept of repressed or dissociated memories of sexual abuse. What do you think?