Inside Out : The Four Concepts Of Psychology Essay

866 Words Apr 26th, 2016 4 Pages
Have you ever wondered why we as humans behave and interact with the world the way that we do? Well, to make it simple, emotions. Emotions are what drive the world of decision making in the human mind. The foundations of the actions we choose to carry out are in direct correlation with the way we feel about the current situations we have going on within our daily lives. The movie Inside Out is an animated film which explores the four concepts of psychology through the prepubescent life of a child named Riley, and the emotions that control her every thought and action. Inside Out is based around a young girl named Riley who is given the task to understand her emotions that arise while leaving her childhood home, and moving to a new city. Her feelings of joy, anger, sadness, fear, and disgust are depicted as actual characters within her mind that try to guide her through this monumental change in her life. However, due to the conflict between Sadness and Joy, they are accidentally removed from “Headquarters” leaving Anger, Fear, and Disgust to influence her actions. Starting from her birth, the movie takes you on a journey through the development of young Riley’s mind as she starts to acquire the four stages of psychology such as sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operational and formal operations.
The movie opens with Riley’s emotion, Joy, explaining her existence along with the appearance of her four other emotions; Anger, Sadness, Fear, and Disgust. Sensorimotor…

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