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From mythology to psychology: Identifying archetypal symbols in movies

Author
Huang-Ming, C.; Ivonin, L.; Diaz, M.; Catala, A.; Chen, W.; Rauterberg, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Technoetic arts: a journal of speculative research
Date of publication
2013-09-06
Volume
11
Number
2
First page
99
Last page
113
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1386/tear.11.2.99_1 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/22546 Open in new window
URL
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/intellect/ta/2013/00000011/00000002/art00001 Open in new window
Abstract
In this article, we introduce the theory of archetype, which explains the connection between ancient myths and the human mind. Based on the assumption that archetypes are in the deepest level of human mind, we propose that archetypal symbolism is a kind of knowledge that supports the cognitive process for creating subjective world-view towards the physical world we live in. According to archetypal symbolism, we conducted an empirical study to identify archetypal symbols in modern movies. A new c...
Citation
Diaz, M. [et al.]. From mythology to psychology: Identifying archetypal symbols in movies. "Technoetic arts: a journal of speculative research", 06 Setembre 2013, vol. 11, núm. 2, p. 99-113.
Keywords
Archetypes, Human emotion, Movies, Mythology, Psychology, Symbolic meaning
Group of research
CETpD - Technical Research Centre for Dependency Care and Autonomous Living
GREC - Knowledge Engineering Research Group
ISSET - Integrated Smart Sensors and Health Technologies

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