Psychology of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #38

We’ve spent most of this series talking about computers. Which makes sense – this is Crash Course COMPUTER SCIENCE after all. But at their core computers are tools employed by humans and humans are pretty complicated. So today, we’re going to discuss some psychological considerations in building computers like how to make them easier for … Read more Psychology of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #38

Psychology of Gaming: Crash Course Games #16

So we’ve talked a lot about what makes games so great in this series, but we haven’t really addressed the big question: why do we play games anyway? And well, the answer is pretty complicated, especially when you consider that some people really like card games, others may only like playing baseball, and others may … Read more Psychology of Gaming: Crash Course Games #16

Freud, Jung, Luke Skywalker, and the Psychology of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #40

In which Mike Rugnetta teaches you about Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, and how a lot of their work was influenced by myth and mythology. While Freud and Jung aren’t quite as revered as they once were, they were undoubtedly a huge influence on the practice of psychology and psychiatry, and these two fellas were … Read more Freud, Jung, Luke Skywalker, and the Psychology of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #40

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