Analysis Of The Movie ' Inside Out '

865 Words Mar 14th, 2016 4 Pages
Inside Out is the story of a young girl who is forced to leave her old life in Minnesota behind and to start a new life in San Fransisco all while fighting through her emotions of this big life changing event. Three theories that we have discussed in class that are present in the movie Inside Out are the Memory Consolidation theory, Wish-Fulfillment theory, and the Creativity theory. Another theory not talked about in class but present in the movie is the Cognitive Appraisal theory. Memory Consolation is a sleep theory. According to this theory sleep helps us restore and rebuild our fading memories from the day. In the film Inside Out the moment Riley shuts her eyes symboling that she is asleep her memories from the day start to move down a line. Her memories are being sent to long term where we see them shooting across the sky like shooting starts as they go to different places in her memory. In reality Memory Consolidation is where after a memory has been in short term memory for about fifteen to thirty seconds it is than sent to long term memory. In order for memories to form in our long term they must have some connection to each other. The creators of inside out portrayed this by Riley’s core memory islands, these islands all connect with each other and in some way all the rest of her life memories connect with them in some sort of way. The memories are than stored. After the memories are stored in long term memory they are later used and if not used in anyway began…
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