Psychology in Film Assignment:
Movie Character Psychological Disorder Presentation: A Beautiful Mind
For this assignment, you will identify and describe a movie character’s psychological disorder and produce a Case Presentation in the form of a voice-narrated Powerpoint slide presentation recorded as an mp4 video file.
Here are the “exact” project specifications for the assignment:
1. File-format: The only acceptable file-format for this project is:
MP4 = (mp4, m4a, m4v, f4v, f4a, m4b, m4r, f4b, mov)
2. File-size: The file-size for this project cannot be greater than 15
3. File-Name: The filename must be in the format below:
“123456789” is the student’s uin.
“_” is an underscore
“Nash” is the name of the character (not the student).
The movie is “A Beautiful Mind” and you will be analyzing the schizophrenic behavior of the character John Nash. The movie is available under the “Movie Link” of the “Powerpoint Project Folder.”
Watch the movie one or more times and take note of anything that might be relevant for your clinical analysis of John Nash’s disorder (e.g., displaying symptoms, past or current experiences or relationships, etc.) Use what you learn from the material provided in Chapter 15 of the textbook or any other resources you consider helpful.
I. Powerpoint slides
Create a “Case Presentation” using the provided “Powerpoint_Slides_Template” file located in the “Powerpoint Project Folder.” Download and Save a copy of this file for you to work with. Each slide will display for 40 sec. and automatically move to the next slide. You may modify the slides any way you feel necessary for your project.
Your presentation will include, at least, the following information:
a. Slide 1 - Give a brief description of the character, including personal information such as his name and ...