Doctor Who Psychology: A Madman with a Box 9781454920021, 1454920025

Foreword : the how, not why, of Who / Katy Manning -- Introduction : madness in who we are / Travis Langley -- The heart

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English Pages (xvii, 318 pages) : illustrations Year 2016

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Doctor Who Psychology: A Madman with a Box
 9781454920021, 1454920025

Table of contents :
Foreword : the how, not why, of Who / Katy Manning --
Introduction : madness in who we are / Travis Langley --
The hearts of who we are. Who's Who : interview with four Doctors and a River on the core of personality / Travis Langley and Aaron Sagers --
The compassionate Doctor : caring for self by caring for others / Janina Scarlet and Alan Kistler --
The moral foundations of Doctor Who / Deirdre Kelly and Jim Davies --
Factor file one : the two factors: extraversion and neuroticism / Travis Langley --
Deep breath. The unconscious : what, when, where, why, and of course, who / William Sharp --
Id, superego, egoless : where is the I in Who? / William Sharp --
Weeping angels, archetypes, and the male gaze / Miranda Pollock and Wind Goodfriend --
New face, new man : a personality perspective / Erin Currie --
Dream Lords : would the Doctor run with Freud, Jung, Myers and Briggs? / Travis Langley --
Factor file two : the three factors: add psychoticism or openness? / Travis Langley --
Hands to hold. Who makes a good companion? / Sarita J. Robinson --
By any other name : evolution, excitation, and expansion / Wind Goodfriend --
A companion's choice : do opposites attract? / Erin Currie --
Factor file three : the five factors: adventures in the OCEAN / Travis Langley --
Lost things. Death and the Doctor : interview on how immortals face mortality / Janina Scarlet and Aaron Sagers --
Post-Time War stress disorder / Kristen Erickson and Matt Munson, with Stephen Prescott and Travis Langley --
Behind two hearts : grief and vulnerability / Jenna Busch and Janina Scarlet --
Boys to cybermen : social narratives and metaphors for masculinity / Billy San Juan --
From human to machine : at what point do you lose your soul? / Jim Davies and Daniel Saunders --
Factor file four : the six factors: a good man? / Travis Langley --
Natures. Getting to the hearts of Time Lord personality change : regeneration on the brain / Sarita J. Robinson --
A new Doctor? : the behavioral genetics of regeneration / Martin Lloyd --
The Time Lord's brain : regeneration, determinism, and free will / David Kyle Johnson and Travis Langley --
Factor file five : the further factors: aren't there limits? / Travis Langley --
File word : run! / Travis Langley.

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