Analysis Of The Movie ' Inside Out '

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Sadness, Joy, Fear, Disgust and Anger. Five emotions felt by human beings on a regular basis. These five emotions are personified as characters in the movie “Inside Out”. The movie Inside Out is about an 11-year-old girl named Riley who is living a happy life until she moves with her family to San Francisco (Rivera, Docter, del Carmen, 2015). Cognitive, social and linguistic development are all essential parts that contribute to the development of a growing child, such as Riley. The movie displays these types of development in terms of memories, emotions, attention, humor and many other aspects. The purpose of this paper will be to explain why the movie Inside Out (2015) is appropriate for children ages 6 to 12 years of age in terms of their cognitive, social and linguistic development. Cognitive Development Cognitive development focuses on the development of a child in terms of their ability to think and reason, or the construction of their thought processes. Memory is a main concept that plays a crucial role in cognitive development. Memories form the basis of an individual, help to guide one’s thoughts and decisions and influence an individual’s emotional reactions (Bauer & Pathman, 2008). The core memories in the movie are a prominent theme in which are central to Riley’s development. Riley’s personality is made up of all the core memories that she had experienced over her childhood. When Riley’s world began to crumble around her because of her family moving, her
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