07 August 2015

Using the Movie Inside Out to Teach Social Thinking

In an article posted by the Indiana Resource Center for Autism, the authors suggest that Pixar's new movie, "Inside Out," is a good "depiction of how our minds react in social situations and create, process, and alter memories.  This is in large part due to director Pete Docter’s work with neurologists and psychologists who wanted to understand how the brain influences personalities. Altogether, these features provide Inside Out with natural potential for teaching social thinking in individuals with autism spectrum disorders."

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