FindingNemo - fConnor Billing April 24, 2011 Eric Littman...

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fConnor Billing April 24, 2011 Eric Littman Finding Nemo Review One of the crowd favorite movies “Finding Nemo” also has a multitude of cognitive psychology concepts ensconced in this feature film length movie. The movie starts with a scene when Nemo is just starting off as a little clown fish, which subsequently gets taken by deep sea divers when he tries to prove to his father that his maimed fin will cause him no trouble when he swims. What follows is the story of his father attempting to swim across the seas to try and get his son back. His father meets various characters along the way, Dory, some sharks, and even a family of Australian turtles. In the end, father is reunited with Nemo and both live happily ever after. Throughout this thrilling story of one father fish being reunited with his son, cognitive psychology concepts such as availability heuristics, functional fixedness, and loss of short term memory are evident. During a scene in the movie Nemo’s father encounters a couple of sharks with his friend Dory
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course PSY 271 taught by Professor Greenauer during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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