Monsters of the Upside Down, beware Travis Langley (author of the acclaimed Batman and Psychology) returns with a group of expert contributors to explore these and other questions to shine a light on true human nature through the Netflix series and cultural phenomenon, Stranger Things.When do feelings of grief, guilt, depression, fear, and isolation tear us down, and how do we transform them into hope, inspiration, forgiveness, acceptance, and motivation to do what's right? Growing up is hard enough without metaphors for the dangers that lurk in life's shadows springing to life in the form of monsters, villains, conspiracies, and enemy soldiers.
- How do we navigate friendships to unite against bullying and its many forms?
- What happens to missing persons' families or those once lost upon their return?
- Can games and fantasy help us connect with others and make sense of real life?