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Transcendence
Year(s): 2014
Keywords: AI
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
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A dying AI researcher's consciousness is uploaded into his computer, giving him unbridled power.
     
 
Ender's Game
Year(s): 2013
Keywords: Intelligence
       
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Quality: 5.0 (SD=0.8, 3 votes)  
Relevance: 5.3 (SD=0.5, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.7 (SD=1.2, 3 votes)  
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An unusually gifted child is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for the final battle to save humanity from alien invasion.
     
 
Her
Year(s): 2013
Keywords: Situated Cognition, Psychology, Social Cognition
       
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Quality: 7.0 (SD=0.0, 3 votes)  
Relevance: 6.3 (SD=0.5, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man forms a relationship with, ultimately falling in love with, the voice of an operating system that's designed to meet his every need.
     
 
Host, The
Year(s): 2013
Keywords: Philosophy of Mind, Situated Cognition, Memory
       
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Quality: 3.5 (SD=1.9, 6 votes)  
Relevance: 4.4 (SD=1.9, 5 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=1.8, 5 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Parasitic alien creatures possess the minds of humans. But one alien forms a strange relationship with its host, and they attempt to liberate other humans.
     
 
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?
Year(s): 2013
Keywords: Language, Psychology, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
The movie's subtitle says it all: An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky.
     
 
Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian
Year(s): 2013
Keywords: Dreams, Clinical Cases, Memory, Psychology
       
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Quality: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
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In post-WWII America, a Native American war veteran, mute and suffering from migranes, is given psychotherapy, exploring his dreams and traumatic past.
     
 
Pacific Rim
Year(s): 2013
Keywords: BCI, Robotics, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 5.3 (SD=1.2, 6 votes)  
Relevance: 5.5 (SD=0.5, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.5 (SD=1.1, 4 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Humongous robots are built to battle monsters who are invading Earth from another dimension. Our robots are controlled by a neural bridge between two "pilots".
     
 
Trance
Year(s): 2013
Keywords: Amnesia, Memory, Psychology
       
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Quality: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 4.2 (SD=1.6, 5 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An art thief gets hit in the head during a heist, and can't remember where he hid the painting. A hypnotherapist tries to help him recover the memory.
     
 
Chimpanzee
Year(s): 2012
Keywords: Evolution / Animals, Social Cognition
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
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An ultimately-feel-good DisneyNature documentary about a wild chimp who is "adopted" by his group's alpha male after a rival group kills his mother.
     
 
Extracted
Year(s): 2012
Keywords: Memory
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A scientist invents a technique to watch peoples' memories, and is challenged to discover whether someone has a memory of committing murder.
     
 
Free the Mind
Year(s): 2012
Keywords: Neuroscience, Clinical Cases, Psychology
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
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Richard Davidson helps veterans with PTSD and children with ADHD to rewire their brains through meditation and mental exercises.
     
 
Head Games
Year(s): 2012
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Intelligence, Psychology, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
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A documentary about concussions in sports, their effects, and why people continue to put themselves, and their children, at risk.
     
 
Lockout
Year(s): 2012
Keywords: Psychology, Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 2 votes)  
Relevance: 3.0 (SD=1.0, 2 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
In 2079, violent criminals are incarcerated in a space-jail where they're kept in stasis, which causes psychoses and dementia.
     
 
Of Two Minds
Year(s): 2012
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Psychology
       
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Quality: 4.0 (SD=3.0, 2 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=2.0, 2 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=2.0, 2 votes)  
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The extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of three people living with bipolar disorder in America today.
     
 
Silver Linings Playbook
Year(s): 2012
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Psychology
       
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Quality: 5.3 (SD=0.9, 9 votes)  
Relevance: 4.2 (SD=1.0, 8 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.7 (SD=0.5, 6 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Bipolar character(s) interacting with others dramatically, romantically, and comically.
     
 
Dangerous Method, A
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: Psychology, Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 4.7 (SD=1.1, 11 votes)  
Relevance: 4.8 (SD=1.6, 11 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.5 (SD=1.0, 10 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Dramatization of the relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud, as they observe themselves developing the [clearly unscientific] field of psychoanalysis.
     
 
Faces in the Crowd
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: Perception, Psychology, Memory, Amnesia
       
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Quality: 5.0 (SD=0.8, 3 votes)  
Relevance: 5.3 (SD=0.5, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.3 (SD=1.7, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A serial killer's failed attempt at murder leaves a woman with [dramatized] symptoms of prosopagnosia; she struggles to perceive faces as the killer closes in.
     
 
Fly Away
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Language, Intelligence
       
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Quality: 4.7 (SD=2.6, 3 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=3.0, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=2.8, 3 votes)  
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The poignant yet humor filled story about a single mother of a teenager severely impacted by autism, forced to reckon with her daughter's future.
     
 
InSight
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: Memory
       
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Quality: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 2 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An ER nurse tending to a stabbing victim is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator, and the nurse begins experiencing the victim's troublesome memories.
     
 
Limitless
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: Neuroscience, Drugs, Intelligence, Memory
       
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Quality: 5.1 (SD=1.5, 62 votes)  
Relevance: 5.1 (SD=1.3, 61 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.1 (SD=1.6, 65 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A guy's friend introduces him to NZT, an experimental drug that "allows him to use 100% of his brain," bringing him wealth and power. But bad guys want it too.
     
 
Perfect Sense
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: Perception, Memory, Psychology
       
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Quality: 6.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 6.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
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An odd epidemic appears across the globe: people suddenly lose one of their senses. Can love survive?
     
 
Project Nim
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: Evolution / Animals, Intelligence, Psychology, Language
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
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The story of a chimpanzee who was raised as a human child.
     
 
Real Steel
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: Robotics
       
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Quality: 4.0 (SD=1.7, 24 votes)  
Relevance: 3.5 (SD=1.9, 22 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.1 (SD=1.8, 21 votes)  
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Robots have replaced humans in boxing. When a washed-up boxer has trouble making a living, he and his son build a robot that can contend for the championship.
     
 
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: Evolution / Animals, Intelligence, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 5.1 (SD=1.5, 41 votes)  
Relevance: 4.3 (SD=1.6, 39 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.2 (SD=1.5, 39 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An origin story set in present day San Francisco, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of higher intelligence in apes.
     
 
Source Code
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: BCI, Neuroscience, Memory, Social Cognition
       
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Quality: 5.4 (SD=1.3, 31 votes)  
Relevance: 4.6 (SD=1.6, 28 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.3 (SD=1.3, 27 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Capt. Stevens is inserted in another man's body, and discovers he's part of a government program to determine the culprit in a terrorist attack.
     
 
The Music Never Stopped
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: Memory, Psychology, Clinical Cases, Amnesia
       
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Quality: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 7.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
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Based on Oliver Sacks' essay "The Last Hippie," the story of a father using music to connect with his son, who has lost the ability to form new memories.
     
 
Transcendent Man
Year(s): 2011
Keywords: AI, BCI, Intelligence, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 5.5 (SD=1.3, 15 votes)  
Relevance: 5.8 (SD=1.2, 16 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.6 (SD=1.4, 14 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Documentary about Ray Kurzweil and the Singularity, a point when technology will be changing so rapidly that we'll have to enhance ourselves with AI to keep up.
     
 
Chatroom
Year(s): 2010
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Perception, Psychology, Social Cognition
       
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Quality: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 3.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Teenagers incite each other's bad behavior in a chatroom, blurring reality with online fantasy.
     
 
Enthiran
Year(s): 2010
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
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Quality: 3.0 (SD=2.0, 4 votes)  
Relevance: 2.8 (SD=1.8, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.5 (SD=1.7, 4 votes)  
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A massive, epic, Bollywood adventure into the "out of control robot" theme.
     
 
Inception
Year(s): 2010
Keywords: Dreams, Memory, Psychology, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 6.1 (SD=1.2, 117 votes)  
Relevance: 5.1 (SD=1.2, 106 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.7 (SD=1.6, 101 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man who steals corporate secrets from people's minds while they dream is given one last job: plant an idea in someone's mind.
     
 
Temple Grandin
Year(s): 2010
Keywords: Evolution / Animals, Clinical Cases, Situated Cognition
       
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Quality: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 7.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An autistic woman becomes an expert in animal husbandry owing to her insight into their mental experience, and develops a therapy for autism using farm tools.
     
 
Tron: Legacy
Year(s): 2010
Keywords: AI, Virtual Reality, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 5.2 (SD=1.3, 40 votes)  
Relevance: 4.2 (SD=1.2, 35 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.7 (SD=1.2, 34 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Although not as groundbreaking as the original "Tron," CLU and the ISOs in this sequel continue to be great examples for AI and computational neuroscience.
     
 
Wretches and Jabberers
Year(s): 2010
Keywords: Intelligence, Language, Social Cognition, Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Two men with autism embark on a global quest to change prevailing attitudes about disability and intelligence.
     
 
Avatar
Year(s): 2009
Keywords: BCI, Evolution / Animals, Neuroscience, Virtual Reality
       
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Quality: 4.8 (SD=1.7, 105 votes)  
Relevance: 3.8 (SD=1.7, 96 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.8 (SD=1.5, 93 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Aggressive interplanetary miners clash with indigenous aliens. We engineer alien bodies controlled remotely; aliens can plug their brains into stuff.
     
 
Invention of Lying, The
Year(s): 2009
Keywords: Social Cognition, Language, Evolution / Animals
       
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Quality: 5.0 (SD=1.7, 30 votes)  
Relevance: 4.2 (SD=1.6, 27 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.1 (SD=1.4, 27 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.
     
 
Moon
Year(s): 2009
Keywords: AI, Robotics, Philosophy of Mind, Memory
       
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Quality: 6.5 (SD=0.8, 65 votes)  
Relevance: 6.1 (SD=0.8, 56 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.6 (SD=1.0, 54 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
In total isolation, a man performs a 3-year work contract on the moon with a strangely life-like, and yet terribly un-life-like robot assistant.
     
 
Mr. Nobody
Year(s): 2009
Keywords: Amnesia, Memory
       
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Quality: 5.3 (SD=2.1, 14 votes)  
Relevance: 4.8 (SD=1.7, 14 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.7 (SD=1.5, 12 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Nemo Nobody is 118 years old and the last mortal alive. He is suffering from amnesia, but imagining all the different lives he could have lived.
     
 
Surrogates
Year(s): 2009
Keywords: Social Cognition, Virtual Reality, Psychology, Situated Cognition
       
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Quality: 3.8 (SD=1.6, 19 votes)  
Relevance: 4.3 (SD=1.7, 18 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.5 (SD=1.6, 17 votes)  
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Surrogates explores a world in which humans have no direct social contact with each other, instead using artificial proxies for all of their interactions.
     
 
Eagle Eye
Year(s): 2008
Keywords: AI
       
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Quality: 3.8 (SD=0.7, 5 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=1.8, 5 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.8 (SD=1.2, 5 votes)  
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A supercomputer designed to surveil all of America starts implementing its own plan for the US federal government, using two strangers as pawns in its scheme.
     
 
Sleep Dealer
Year(s): 2008
Keywords: BCI, Virtual Reality, Robotics
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
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Adventure story in a near-future, militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and robots.
     
 
Synecdoche, New York
Year(s): 2008
Keywords: Social Cognition, Situated Cognition, Philosophy of Mind, Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 5.3 (SD=1.7, 14 votes)  
Relevance: 5.3 (SD=1.6, 12 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=1.9, 12 votes)  
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A mysterious condition systematically shuts down an artist's autonomic functions, as he steadily blurs the line between reality and the world of his play.
     
 
WALL-E
Year(s): 2008
Keywords: Robotics, AI, Situated Cognition
       
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Quality: 6.3 (SD=1.3, 71 votes)  
Relevance: 4.5 (SD=1.6, 63 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.8 (SD=1.7, 61 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
One robot (left alone on overpolluted Earth to clean-up the mess) struggles to save the robot he loves, while humanity has enslaved itself in a life of leisure.
     
 
Welle, Die (The Wave)
Year(s): 2008
Keywords: Social Cognition, Psychology, Situated Cognition
       
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Quality: 6.1 (SD=0.6, 8 votes)  
Relevance: 6.0 (SD=1.1, 7 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.6 (SD=0.5, 5 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A teacher's attempt to demonstrate the perils of dictatorship gets out of control, as his students become swept up in a wave of groupthink and compliance.
     
 
Diving Bell and the Butterfly, The
Year(s): 2007
Keywords: Psychology, Situated Cognition, Language
       
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Quality: 6.0 (SD=1.6, 24 votes)  
Relevance: 5.6 (SD=1.4, 24 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.5 (SD=1.8, 23 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Memoirs of a man who suffered from "locked-in syndrome" after a massive stroke. He could only communicate by blinking his left eye.
     
 
Number 23, The
Year(s): 2007
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Memory, Psychology
       
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Quality: 5.1 (SD=1.8, 34 votes)  
Relevance: 5.1 (SD=1.7, 28 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.8 (SD=1.8, 29 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Walter becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession grows, his identity becomes blurred with the mysterious author's.
     
 
Away from Her
Year(s): 2006
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Memory, Psychology, Social Cognition
       
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Quality: 6.0 (SD=1.0, 2 votes)  
Relevance: 4.5 (SD=0.5, 2 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.5 (SD=0.5, 2 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's becomes challenged by his own perceptions and memories of their shared experience.
     
 
Idiocracy
Year(s): 2006
Keywords: Intelligence, Evolution / Animals
       
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Quality: 3.4 (SD=1.7, 10 votes)  
Relevance: 2.8 (SD=1.6, 10 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.2 (SD=2.4, 10 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A participant in a classified military human hibernation experiment wakes up 500 years later to find that the world has devolved to idiocracy. Hilarity ensues.
     
 
Paprika
Year(s): 2006
Keywords: BCI, Clinical Cases, Dreams, Psychology
       
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Quality: 6.1 (SD=1.0, 21 votes)  
Relevance: 5.8 (SD=1.0, 21 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.8 (SD=1.4, 19 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A machine that allows therapists to enter patients' dreams is stolen, and the line between reality and fantasy is blurred.
     
 
Scanner Darkly, A
Year(s): 2006
Keywords: Neuroscience, Drugs
       
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Quality: 5.5 (SD=1.6, 31 votes)  
Relevance: 5.2 (SD=1.5, 26 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.6 (SD=1.3, 25 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
In the future, an undercover narcotics agent is addicted to "Substance D," which causes multiple personality disorder.
     
 
Science des Rêves, La (The Science of Sleep)
Year(s): 2006
Keywords: Dreams, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 4.8 (SD=2.0, 24 votes)  
Relevance: 4.3 (SD=1.6, 22 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.1 (SD=1.6, 21 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A surrealistic depiction of a man's confusion between dreams and reality, as he tries to win a woman's heart.
     
 
Special
Year(s): 2006
Keywords: Drugs, Psychology
       
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Quality: 5.5 (SD=0.5, 2 votes)  
Relevance: 5.5 (SD=1.5, 2 votes)  
Accuracy: 6.0 (SD=1.0, 2 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An experimental drug trial causes an otherwise very normal metermaid to believe that he has super powers.
     
 
Man with the Screaming Brain
Year(s): 2005
Keywords: Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 4.8 (SD=1.1, 4 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=1.4, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.7 (SD=0.5, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
The brains of two murdered individuals (a wealthy industrialist and a taxi driver) are fused, allowing them to pursue the murderer.
     
 
Moustache, La
Year(s): 2005
Keywords: Perception, Amnesia, Dreams, Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 6.0 (SD=1.0, 2 votes)  
Relevance: 6.0 (SD=1.0, 2 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=1.0, 2 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A long-mustached man shaves his mustache and is shocked when no one notices; he is further befuddled as his friends claim he hadn't worn a mustache in 15 years.
     
 
Stealth
Year(s): 2005
Keywords: AI
       
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Quality: 3.2 (SD=2.0, 13 votes)  
Relevance: 3.8 (SD=1.8, 11 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.5 (SD=1.2, 11 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A top-secret fighter plane, piloted by artificial intelligence, becomes a little too intelligent.
     
 
50 First Dates
Year(s): 2004
Keywords: Memory, Amnesia
       
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Quality: 4.2 (SD=1.5, 79 votes)  
Relevance: 4.4 (SD=1.6, 76 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.6 (SD=1.2, 78 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man has some difficulty dating a woman with short-term memory loss.
     
 
Crash
Year(s): 2004
Keywords: Social Cognition
       
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Quality: 5.5 (SD=1.7, 28 votes)  
Relevance: 4.6 (SD=1.6, 26 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.8 (SD=1.5, 24 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Several stories interweave during two days in Los Angeles, highlighting human motivational factors, decision making, racism, and other social cognition themes.
     
 
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Year(s): 2004
Keywords: Neuroscience, Memory, Amnesia
       
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Quality: 6.5 (SD=0.6, 102 votes)  
Relevance: 6.0 (SD=0.9, 91 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.1 (SD=1.5, 89 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A clinic offers to erase your memories of people whom you'd rather not remember.
     
 
Final Cut, The
Year(s): 2004
Keywords: Memory, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 6.2 (SD=0.7, 6 votes)  
Relevance: 5.3 (SD=1.5, 6 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.5 (SD=1.3, 6 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Memory implants record the events of your life, which are produced into commemorative movies for the deceased.
     
 
Hole in One, A
Year(s): 2004
Keywords: Neuroscience, Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Showcases the popularity of transorbital lobotomies during the 1940s.
     
 
I, Robot
Year(s): 2004
Keywords: AI
       
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Quality: 5.1 (SD=1.0, 59 votes)  
Relevance: 3.9 (SD=1.6, 53 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.7 (SD=1.4, 52 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
(Un)Helpful robots attempt to take over the world.
     
 
Machinist, The
Year(s): 2004
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Memory, Psychology
       
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Quality: 6.0 (SD=0.0, 3 votes)  
Relevance: 5.7 (SD=0.9, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 6.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Christian Bale versus dissociative identity disorder.
     
 
What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?
Year(s): 2004
Keywords: Neuroscience, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 2.8 (SD=2.1, 63 votes)  
Relevance: 3.6 (SD=2.0, 64 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.1 (SD=1.9, 67 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An outrageously deceptive, wacky, untrue, and unethical view of cognition and mental disorders.
     
 
Code 46
Year(s): 2003
Keywords: Memory, Dreams
       
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Quality: 4.7 (SD=1.9, 6 votes)  
Relevance: 5.8 (SD=0.7, 5 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.5 (SD=1.9, 6 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A futuristic detective has a gift for reading people's minds.
     
 
De zaak Alzheimer (Memory of a Killer)
Year(s): 2003
Keywords: Memory, Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 6.5 (SD=0.5, 2 votes)  
Relevance: 6.0 (SD=1.0, 2 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 2 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A hit man with Alzheimer's disease rediscovers his conscience.
     
 
Dopamine
Year(s): 2003
Keywords: Neuroscience, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 5.6 (SD=1.1, 11 votes)  
Relevance: 5.5 (SD=0.6, 11 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.5 (SD=0.6, 11 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
The physiology of love.
     
 
Matrix Reloaded, The
Year(s): 2003
Keywords: AI, Virtual Reality, BCI
       
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Quality: 4.6 (SD=1.6, 57 votes)  
Relevance: 3.9 (SD=1.5, 51 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.6 (SD=1.5, 49 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A gifted hacker attempts to free humanity from its artificial prison.
     
 
Matrix Revolutions, The
Year(s): 2003
Keywords: AI, Virtual Reality, BCI
       
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Quality: 4.8 (SD=1.7, 46 votes)  
Relevance: 3.8 (SD=1.7, 45 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.8 (SD=1.4, 43 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A standoff between AI and what remains of humanity.
     
 
Paycheck
Year(s): 2003
Keywords: Amnesia, Memory
       
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Quality: 4.6 (SD=1.3, 24 votes)  
Relevance: 3.7 (SD=1.3, 21 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.0 (SD=1.1, 21 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An engineer's memory was erased, leaving him to discover why everyone's after him.
     
 
Salmer fra Kjøkkenet (Kitchen Stories)
Year(s): 2003
Keywords: Situated Cognition
       
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Quality: 5.3 (SD=0.9, 3 votes)  
Relevance: 4.3 (SD=0.5, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Ethnographic analysis of kitchen routines.
     
 
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Year(s): 2003
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
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Quality: 3.7 (SD=1.6, 30 votes)  
Relevance: 3.3 (SD=1.8, 24 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.2 (SD=1.3, 24 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Terminator (working for humans) vs. Terminatrix (female Terminator; working for robots)
     
 
Waydowntown
Year(s): 2003
Keywords: Social Cognition, Situated Cognition
       
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Quality: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Four co-workers' ability to fulfill a mundane bet depends heavily on their interaction with the surrounding environment.
     
 
Beautiful Mind, A
Year(s): 2002
Keywords: Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 5.9 (SD=1.1, 104 votes)  
Relevance: 5.9 (SD=0.9, 96 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.8 (SD=1.3, 97 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Biography of John Nash Jr., and his battle with schizophrenia.
     
 
Bourne Identity, The
Year(s): 2002
Keywords: Amnesia
       
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Quality: 5.6 (SD=1.4, 69 votes)  
Relevance: 4.3 (SD=1.6, 67 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.6 (SD=1.5, 65 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A government assassin with retrograde amnesia.
     
 
Cybermutt
Year(s): 2002
Keywords: Robotics, AI
       
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Quality: 4.4 (SD=0.7, 4 votes)  
Relevance: 5.6 (SD=0.5, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 4 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A heroic dog is given a second chance at life with the aid of super-canine implants and the all-powerful "theta chip."
     
 
Equilibrium
Year(s): 2002
Keywords: Neuroscience, Psychology, Drugs
       
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Quality: 5.7 (SD=1.5, 21 votes)  
Relevance: 5.6 (SD=1.3, 16 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.6 (SD=1.2, 16 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A facist society is balanced by Prozium, a mind-altering drug that prevents people from feeling anything.
     
 
Minority Report
Year(s): 2002
Keywords: Neuroscience, Perception
       
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Quality: 5.1 (SD=1.0, 65 votes)  
Relevance: 4.4 (SD=1.3, 63 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.6 (SD=1.5, 59 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Three genetically-altered humans observe crimes before they happen.
     
 
S1m0ne
Year(s): 2002
Keywords: AI
       
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Quality: 3.9 (SD=1.3, 15 votes)  
Relevance: 3.7 (SD=1.3, 12 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.8 (SD=1.5, 15 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A synthetic actress captivates audiences.
     
 
Artificial Intelligence: AI
Year(s): 2001
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
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Quality: 4.7 (SD=1.8, 78 votes)  
Relevance: 4.9 (SD=1.6, 74 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.1 (SD=1.5, 74 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An artificial intelligence that can "feel" seeks affection from humans.
     
 
Avalon
Year(s): 2001
Keywords: Virtual Reality, Psychology
       
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Quality: 5.5 (SD=0.5, 2 votes)  
Relevance: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A virtual reality video game is so enthralling that players become addicted, and the game has been outlawed. A hardcore gamer tries to see how far she can go.
     
 
Curse of the Jade Scorpion, The
Year(s): 2001
Keywords: Psychology, Memory
       
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Quality: 4.8 (SD=1.3, 11 votes)  
Relevance: 3.9 (SD=1.3, 10 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.1 (SD=1.4, 10 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A hypnotized detective commits a burglary that he can't remember, which he then begins investigating.
     
 
Experiment, Das (The Experiment)
Year(s): 2001
Keywords: Psychology, Social Cognition
       
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Quality: 5.6 (SD=1.5, 18 votes)  
Relevance: 6.4 (SD=0.7, 18 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.2 (SD=1.4, 17 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A cinematic take on the infamous "Stanford Prison Experiment" conducted in 1971. Shows how fast and dramatically can people change in different environments.
     
 
Iris
Year(s): 2001
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Memory
       
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Quality: 5.0 (SD=1.9, 6 votes)  
Relevance: 2.9 (SD=1.2, 6 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.3 (SD=1.8, 6 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
True story of a novelist's battle with Alzheimer's disease.
     
 
Revolution #9
Year(s): 2001
Keywords: Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 5.8 (SD=0.6, 7 votes)  
Relevance: 6.1 (SD=0.3, 7 votes)  
Accuracy: 7.0 (SD=0.0, 7 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A realistic depiction of a man's descent into schizophrenia.
     
 
Vanilla Sky
Year(s): 2001
Keywords: Dreams, BCI
       
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Quality: 4.8 (SD=1.2, 40 votes)  
Relevance: 4.5 (SD=1.2, 36 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.8 (SD=1.1, 36 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man is trapped in his own dreams.
     
 
Waking Life
Year(s): 2001
Keywords: Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 5.5 (SD=2.0, 31 votes)  
Relevance: 5.8 (SD=1.4, 28 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.5 (SD=1.4, 27 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Which is more real: our experiences or our dreams?
     
 
Cell, The
Year(s): 2000
Keywords: Neuroscience, BCI
       
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Quality: 4.7 (SD=1.6, 35 votes)  
Relevance: 4.2 (SD=1.5, 32 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.1 (SD=1.3, 29 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A psychotherapist enters the mind of a serial killer.
     
 
Memento
Year(s): 2000
Keywords: Memory, Amnesia, Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 6.4 (SD=0.9, 96 votes)  
Relevance: 6.2 (SD=0.9, 88 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.8 (SD=1.3, 83 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man suffering short-term memory loss attempts to recover the details of his wife's murder.
     
 
Possible Worlds
Year(s): 2000
Keywords: Social Cognition, Dreams, Memory, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 6.7 (SD=0.4, 7 votes)  
Relevance: 6.8 (SD=0.4, 7 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=0.5, 7 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man tries to reconcile his experiences in multiple phenomenal worlds.
     
 
Sous le Sable (Under the Sand)
Year(s): 2000
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Dreams, Perception, Psychology
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
     
 
At First Sight
Year(s): 1999
Keywords: Perception, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 4.5 (SD=1.3, 11 votes)  
Relevance: 4.9 (SD=0.8, 11 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.3 (SD=1.3, 11 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A blind man regains his sight, and confronts a new and confusing world.
     
 
Being John Malkovich
Year(s): 1999
Keywords: Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 6.4 (SD=0.7, 74 votes)  
Relevance: 4.7 (SD=1.4, 72 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.8 (SD=1.4, 70 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
What would happen if you could control another person's body?
     
 
Bicentennial Man
Year(s): 1999
Keywords: Philosophy of Mind, AI, Robotics
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.3 (SD=1.2, 31 votes)  
Relevance: 4.9 (SD=1.5, 29 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.6 (SD=1.6, 29 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A robot purchased for household chores discovers what it is to be human.
     
 
eXistenZ
Year(s): 1999
Keywords: AI, Virtual Reality
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.8 (SD=0.8, 29 votes)  
Relevance: 5.3 (SD=1.1, 26 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.9 (SD=1.4, 24 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A virtual-reality game is controlled by peoples' minds.
     
 
Fight Club
Year(s): 1999
Keywords: Clinical Cases
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.2 (SD=1.1, 95 votes)  
Relevance: 4.3 (SD=1.7, 85 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.8 (SD=1.7, 82 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A popular culture rendition of multiple-personality syndrome.
     
 
Girl, Interrupted
Year(s): 1999
Keywords: Clinical Cases
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 7.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A teenager temporarily living in a mental hospital explores the gray areas of mental illness diagnoses.
     
 
Matrix, The
Year(s): 1999
Keywords: AI, Virtual Reality, BCI, Philosophy of Mind
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.3 (SD=1.0, 96 votes)  
Relevance: 5.5 (SD=1.3, 87 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.4 (SD=1.4, 85 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Artificial intelligence has imprisoned humanity in a simulation.
     
 
Thirteenth Floor, The
Year(s): 1999
Keywords: Philosophy of Mind, Virtual Reality
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.6 (SD=0.7, 13 votes)  
Relevance: 5.4 (SD=1.0, 12 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.6 (SD=1.3, 12 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Are we living in a computer-generated parallel world?
     
 
Dark City
Year(s): 1998
Keywords: Amnesia
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.3 (SD=0.8, 30 votes)  
Relevance: 4.6 (SD=1.2, 25 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=1.7, 25 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Amnesia and telekinesis wrapped up in a futuristic murder mystery.
     
 
Disturbing Behavior
Year(s): 1998
Keywords: Psychology, Neuroscience
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.0 (SD=1.4, 3 votes)  
Relevance: 3.3 (SD=1.7, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.0 (SD=0.8, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Unruly high school teens are controlled by evil neuroscientist on the faculty.
     
 
Abre los Ojos (Open Your Eyes)
Year(s): 1997
Keywords: Dreams, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.8 (SD=0.7, 23 votes)  
Relevance: 5.4 (SD=1.1, 22 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.6 (SD=1.4, 22 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man is trapped in his own dreams.
     
 
Fast, Cheap & Out of Control
Year(s): 1997
Keywords: AI, Robotics, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 6.2 (SD=0.7, 18 votes)  
Relevance: 5.2 (SD=1.1, 17 votes)  
Accuracy: 6.8 (SD=0.5, 19 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A topiary gardener, a lion tamer, a naked mole-rat researcher, and an AI researcher discuss attempts to control behavior.
     
 
Nirvana
Year(s): 1997
Keywords: AI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.7 (SD=0.5, 3 votes)  
Relevance: 5.7 (SD=0.5, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.3 (SD=0.5, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Videogame heros become conscious, and struggle with their unpleasant situations.
     
 
Jack
Year(s): 1996
Keywords: Social Cognition, Intelligence, Psychology
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 3.9 (SD=1.5, 8 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=1.5, 6 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.2 (SD=0.7, 6 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Mental and emotional development versus apparent physical age.
     
 
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy
Year(s): 1996
Keywords: Drugs, Memory, Psychology
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 4.7 (SD=1.6, 11 votes)  
Relevance: 5.0 (SD=1.4, 11 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.2 (SD=1.7, 12 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A pharmaceutical company releases an anti-depressant that causes your happiest memory to surface.
     
 
Long Kiss Goodnight, The
Year(s): 1996
Keywords: Amnesia, Psychology
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.6 (SD=1.0, 8 votes)  
Relevance: 5.1 (SD=0.6, 7 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.7 (SD=1.3, 7 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A government assassin with amnesia has built a quiet, peaceful life, but her past begins to catch up with her.
     
 
Cité des enfants perdus, La (The City of Lost Children)
Year(s): 1995
Keywords: Dreams, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.5 (SD=1.3, 22 votes)  
Relevance: 4.3 (SD=1.6, 19 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.3 (SD=2.0, 20 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Children's dreams are stolen to slow a scientist's aging processes.
     
 
Harrison Bergeron
Year(s): 1995
Keywords: Psychology, Intelligence
       
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Quality: 6.5 (SD=0.9, 4 votes)  
Relevance: 7.0 (SD=0.0, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 7.0 (SD=0.0, 4 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Based on Kurt Vonnegut's short story, all Americans are made to have the same level of intelligence, but it's not working on Harrison.
     
 
Johnny Mnemonic
Year(s): 1995
Keywords: Neuroscience, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 4.3 (SD=1.2, 31 votes)  
Relevance: 4.9 (SD=1.7, 26 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.3 (SD=1.2, 25 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A data-courier carries a very important 320gb data package in his head.
     
 
Kôkaku Kidôtai (Ghost in the Shell)
Year(s): 1995
Keywords: AI, Robotics, Philosophy of Mind
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.4 (SD=1.0, 30 votes)  
Relevance: 6.1 (SD=0.9, 28 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.2 (SD=1.0, 27 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
"What am I, human or robot?"
     
 
Runaway Brain
Year(s): 1995
Keywords: Neuroscience
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 3.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Mickey Mouse, trying to buy Minnie a trip to Hawaii, gets a job with a scientist seeking a brain donor for his sinister creation.
     
 
Strange Days
Year(s): 1995
Keywords: Memory, Perception, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.0 (SD=1.4, 15 votes)  
Relevance: 4.7 (SD=1.3, 13 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.7 (SD=1.4, 12 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Memories and emotions are recorded on data-discs. Cop investigates recording of a murder.
     
 
Brainscan
Year(s): 1994
Keywords: Neuroscience, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Absorbed in a mysterious, highly interactive videogame, a teenager doesn't realize just how real his actions are.
     
 
Clean Slate
Year(s): 1994
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Amnesia, Memory
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 3.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A key witness in a murder suffered a head injury causing him to forget everything that occurred the previous day (waking up with a "clean slate").
     
 
Nell
Year(s): 1994
Keywords: Language, Psychology
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.7 (SD=1.4, 22 votes)  
Relevance: 5.4 (SD=1.4, 21 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=1.3, 22 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A child raised in the backwoods with no one but her aphasic mother confronts the outside world.
     
 
Lawnmower Man, The
Year(s): 1992
Keywords: Virtual Reality, Drugs, Intelligence, Neuroscience
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 4.6 (SD=1.3, 21 votes)  
Relevance: 4.1 (SD=1.3, 20 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.8 (SD=0.8, 19 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Intelligence enhancing drugs and virtual reality simulations transform a gardener.
     
 
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
Year(s): 1991
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 3.7 (SD=1.7, 30 votes)  
Relevance: 2.7 (SD=1.3, 26 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.8 (SD=1.3, 26 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Bill and Ted are killed and sabotaged by robot clones from the future.
     
 
Bis ans Ende der Welt (Until the End of the World)
Year(s): 1991
Keywords: Memory, Dreams, Neuroscience
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.1 (SD=1.3, 12 votes)  
Relevance: 5.3 (SD=1.1, 11 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.2 (SD=2.0, 11 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
The CIA wants to confiscate a device that can record your dreams.
     
 
Little Man Tate
Year(s): 1991
Keywords: Intelligence, Clinical Cases, Psychology
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.7 (SD=0.5, 3 votes)  
Relevance: 6.0 (SD=0.0, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 6.3 (SD=0.9, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Shows a child prodigy's view of the world & his discordance with it, and the troubles society have in dealing with and nurturing the exceptional mind.
     
 
Naked Lunch
Year(s): 1991
Keywords: Drugs, Dreams
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.3 (SD=0.8, 15 votes)  
Relevance: 4.7 (SD=1.8, 11 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.3 (SD=1.6, 12 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An exterminator gets addicted to bug-killer, and finds himself spiraling into bizarre hallucinations, and delusional adventures.
     
 
Regarding Henry
Year(s): 1991
Keywords: Amnesia, Memory, Clinical Cases
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.0 (SD=0.5, 13 votes)  
Relevance: 4.8 (SD=0.5, 12 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.4 (SD=1.1, 12 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Following a shooting, Henry tries to recover his memory, speech, mobility, and his life.
     
 
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Year(s): 1991
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.3 (SD=1.3, 39 votes)  
Relevance: 4.3 (SD=1.2, 33 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.4 (SD=1.2, 32 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Terminator (working for humans) vs. Terminator (working for robots)
     
 
Total Recall
Year(s): 1990 (2012)
Keywords: Memory, Neuroscience, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.0 (SD=1.4, 40 votes)  
Relevance: 4.8 (SD=1.2, 37 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=1.2, 36 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
People purchase memories of vacations. A client begins to suspect that he got more than he paid for.
     
 
Awakenings
Year(s): 1990
Keywords: Neuroscience, Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 5.5 (SD=1.3, 40 votes)  
Relevance: 6.2 (SD=1.3, 37 votes)  
Accuracy: 6.1 (SD=1.2, 37 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Comatose patients are awoken through L-Dopa therapy.
     
 
Brain Dead
Year(s): 1990
Keywords: Memory, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 4.7 (SD=1.2, 3 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=0.8, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.7 (SD=0.5, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Psychological problems are cured by "memory-resculpting."
     
 
Circuitry Man
Year(s): 1990
Keywords: BCI, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Humanity gets its kicks from pleasure chips, transferred directly into the brain.
     
 
Hardware
Year(s): 1990
Keywords: BCI, Robotics, Evolution / Animals, Robotics
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
The head of a cyborg reactivates and rebuilds itself and goes on a violent rampage in a space marine's girlfriend's apartment.
     
 
Jacob's Ladder
Year(s): 1990
Keywords: Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 6.2 (SD=0.8, 18 votes)  
Relevance: 5.2 (SD=1.4, 17 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.6 (SD=1.1, 13 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Post-traumatic stress disorder blurs a Vietnam vet's line between delusion and reality.
     
 
Robot Jox
Year(s): 1989
Keywords: Robotics, Psychology, AI, Intelligence
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
In the future, war is outlawed. A territorial dispute over the state of Alaska will be determined by a battle between robots.
     
 
Akira
Year(s): 1988
Keywords: Psychology
       
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Quality: 6.7 (SD=0.6, 10 votes)  
Relevance: 3.7 (SD=1.3, 10 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.9 (SD=2.0, 8 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Military experiments unleash the latent psychic ability of the main character, Akira, which threatens the world.
     
 
Rain Man
Year(s): 1988
Keywords: Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 6.1 (SD=0.8, 70 votes)  
Relevance: 5.3 (SD=1.3, 66 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.5 (SD=1.1, 66 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Two brothers, one with autism, discover each other following their father's death.
     
 
Thin Blue Line, The
Year(s): 1988
Keywords: Memory, Perception
       
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Quality: 6.6 (SD=0.7, 7 votes)  
Relevance: 5.9 (SD=1.0, 7 votes)  
Accuracy: 6.4 (SD=0.7, 7 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Death row inmate wrongly convicted in part by eyewitness testimony (and released as a result of the publicity from this documentary).
     
 
Victim of the Brain
Year(s): 1988
Keywords: Philosophy of Mind, Intelligence
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 7.0 (SD=0.0, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A made-for-television film inspired by and exploring themes from Hofstadter & Dennet's 1981 book "The Mind's I."
     
 
Cherry 2000
Year(s): 1987
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
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Quality: 4.4 (SD=1.6, 5 votes)  
Relevance: 3.5 (SD=2.1, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.0 (SD=2.3, 4 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man tries to replace his inoperative android wife, Cherry model 2000.
     
 
RoboCop
Year(s): 1987
Keywords: Robotics
       
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Quality: 4.4 (SD=1.2, 37 votes)  
Relevance: 3.5 (SD=1.6, 36 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.1 (SD=1.4, 35 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A wounded cop is transformed into a crime-fighting cyborg with a vengeance.
     
 
Deadly Friend
Year(s): 1986
Keywords: Robotics, BCI, Psychology
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A boy genius's friend Samantha is murdered by her father. The boy implants robot parts in her brain to bring her back, but she goes on a murderous rampage.
     
 
Flight of the Navigator
Year(s): 1986
Keywords: BCI, Psychology
       
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Quality: 5.2 (SD=0.8, 4 votes)  
Relevance: 2.0 (SD=0.8, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.0 (SD=0.8, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
After falling in the woods, a boy wakes up 8 years later with starcharts in his brain. A recently-crashed UFO performs a brainscan, and also extracts emotions.
     
 
Short Circuit
Year(s): 1986
Keywords: AI, Robotics, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 5.4 (SD=1.2, 29 votes)  
Relevance: 4.4 (SD=1.5, 26 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.0 (SD=1.6, 26 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A robot is electrocuted, becomes intelligent, and escapes.
     
 
D.A.R.Y.L.
Year(s): 1985
Keywords: AI, Neuroscience, Amnesia, Robotics
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 4.6 (SD=1.0, 5 votes)  
Relevance: 5.2 (SD=0.8, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=1.9, 4 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A "child" without a memory had been programmed by the government.
     
 
Overdrawn at the Memory Bank
Year(s): 1985
Keywords: Memory, Virtual Reality
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
The mind of a computer programmer is removed by a totalitarian government and accidentally trapped in a virtual reality simulation.
     
 
Real Genious
Year(s): 1985
Keywords: Intelligence, Psychology, Social Cognition
       
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Quality: 5.6 (SD=1.2, 9 votes)  
Relevance: 4.2 (SD=0.9, 9 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=1.2, 9 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Teenage geniouses are fooled into developing a weapon for the government in this quirky comedy. Also explores themes of social isolation and academic pressure.
     
 
Virtuosity
Year(s): 1985
Keywords: AI, Robotics, Virtual Reality
       
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Quality: 5.0 (SD=2.1, 5 votes)  
Relevance: 6.0 (SD=0.7, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.8 (SD=1.5, 4 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A dangerous virtual serial killer, used for training cops, escapes into the real world.
     
 
Weird Science
Year(s): 1985
Keywords: Robotics, AI, Intelligence
       
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Quality: 4.5 (SD=1.5, 16 votes)  
Relevance: 4.4 (SD=1.8, 13 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.5 (SD=2.3, 13 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Socially-challenged nerds conspire to create the perfect synthetic woman.
     
 
Dreamscape
Year(s): 1984
Keywords: Neuroscience, Dreams
       
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Quality: 5.7 (SD=0.9, 6 votes)  
Relevance: 6.2 (SD=0.7, 6 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.0 (SD=0.9, 7 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Through the help of modern technology, psychics are entering people's dreams.
     
 
Electric Dreams
Year(s): 1984
Keywords: AI
       
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Quality: 5.8 (SD=1.3, 4 votes)  
Relevance: 5.5 (SD=1.1, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.8 (SD=0.8, 4 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man's PC accidentally becomes intelligent, and they both fall in love with their neighbor.
     
 
Runaway
Year(s): 1984
Keywords: Robotics, AI
       
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Quality: 3.0 (SD=1.0, 2 votes)  
Relevance: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 2 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Killer robots on the loose! Help us, Tom Selleck!
     
 
Terminator, The
Year(s): 1984
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
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Quality: 5.1 (SD=1.2, 46 votes)  
Relevance: 4.3 (SD=1.2, 42 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.5 (SD=1.3, 41 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A "Terminator" from the future attempts to kill the mother of humanity's leader against the evil robots.
     
 
Brainstorm
Year(s): 1983
Keywords: Perception, Memory, Neuroscience, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.3 (SD=0.8, 10 votes)  
Relevance: 6.8 (SD=0.5, 8 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.6 (SD=0.9, 8 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Experiences are recorded from the brain. The recording of someone dying turns out to be dangerous.
     
 
Brainwaves
Year(s): 1983
Keywords: Perception, Memory, Neuroscience, BCI
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
To regain consciousness, a comatose patient is stimulated with the neural activity of a dying brain.
     
 
Koyaanisqatsi
Year(s): 1983
Keywords: Situated Cognition
       
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Quality: 6.1 (SD=1.5, 16 votes)  
Relevance: 5.5 (SD=1.5, 14 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.8 (SD=1.2, 14 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A collection of breathtaking video clips depicting impact and ubiquity of technology.
     
 
Man with Two Brains, The
Year(s): 1983
Keywords: Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 5.0 (SD=1.7, 11 votes)  
Relevance: 2.9 (SD=0.8, 10 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.7 (SD=0.6, 10 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
After a scientist's "devil woman" wife dies, he replaces her brain with one from the lab, that he'd fallen in love with.
     
 
Videodrome
Year(s): 1983
Keywords: Perception, Neuroscience, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.2 (SD=1.0, 13 votes)  
Relevance: 4.7 (SD=0.8, 11 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.4 (SD=1.3, 10 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A TV show causes brain damage.
     
 
WarGames
Year(s): 1983
Keywords: AI
       
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Quality: 5.3 (SD=1.1, 25 votes)  
Relevance: 4.6 (SD=0.9, 24 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=1.5, 24 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A young hacker breaks into an intelligent military system. He thinks he's playing a video game, but actually brings the world to the brink of World War III.
     
 
Blade Runner
Year(s): 1982
Keywords: AI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.6 (SD=0.7, 79 votes)  
Relevance: 5.8 (SD=1.3, 75 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=1.2, 74 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Artificially-created humans are running from the law.
     
 
Firefox
Year(s): 1982
Keywords: Neuroscience, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 4.6 (SD=0.5, 5 votes)  
Relevance: 3.6 (SD=1.0, 5 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.2 (SD=0.4, 5 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Clint Eastwood tries to steal a Soviet jet-fighter controlled by a "neuralink."
     
 
Tron
Year(s): 1982
Keywords: AI, Virtual Reality
       
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Quality: 5.3 (SD=1.2, 29 votes)  
Relevance: 3.6 (SD=1.5, 28 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.0 (SD=1.7, 27 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A hacker is abducted into a computer game, where he teams-up with a Security program to destroy the Master Controller.
     
 
Heartbeeps
Year(s): 1981
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Two robots, hired for household help, fall in love and elope.
     
 
My Dinner with Andre
Year(s): 1981
Keywords: Psychology, Situated Cognition, Social Cognition
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 6.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Is it most human to be viscerally aware of non-human nature (the forest, the weather), or most human to be embedded in human institutions and technology?
     
 
Scanners
Year(s): 1981
Keywords: Philosophy of Mind, Psychology, Drugs
       
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Quality: 5.5 (SD=1.1, 6 votes)  
Relevance: 4.2 (SD=1.0, 5 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 5 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An underworld of Scanners (with psychic and telekinetic powers) are attempting world domination. A rogue Scanner tries to bring them down.
     
 
Altered States
Year(s): 1980
Keywords: Drugs, Neuroscience
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.1 (SD=1.4, 26 votes)  
Relevance: 4.4 (SD=1.7, 23 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.8 (SD=1.5, 22 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A scientist gets carried away while investigating consciousness using hallucinogenic drugs.
     
 
Lathe of Heaven, The
Year(s): 1980
Keywords: Dreams, Psychology
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 4.6 (SD=1.4, 5 votes)  
Relevance: 5.0 (SD=1.7, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.0 (SD=1.2, 4 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A man whose dreams change reality comes under the care of a psychiatrist who tries to use his gift towards specific ends.
     
 
Being There
Year(s): 1979
Keywords: Intelligence, Situated Cognition, Social Cognition, Language
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.5 (SD=0.5, 4 votes)  
Relevance: 4.8 (SD=1.3, 4 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.3 (SD=1.2, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Mentally limited gardener is perceived as an individual with deep political insight, when his thoughts are applied in the context of economics and society.
     
 
Brain Machine, The
Year(s): 1977
Keywords: Memory, Psychology
       
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Quality: 3.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Several people volunteer for a scientific experiment about mind-reading and memory, but the experiment goes horribly wrong.
     
 
Demon Seed
Year(s): 1977
Keywords: AI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Artificial intelligence gets out of control, and rapes the inventor's wife.
     
 
Heroes
Year(s): 1977
Keywords: Amnesia, Clinical Cases
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A Vietnam war veteran with lacunar amnesia escapes a New York mental ward and goes on a cross-country journey to find his old unit.
     
 
That Obscure Object of Desire
Year(s): 1977
Keywords: Perception, Psychology
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.0 (SD=1.0, 2 votes)  
Relevance: 3.5 (SD=0.5, 2 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.0 (SD=0.0, 2 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A surrealistic exploration of the psychology of obsession. Two actresses play one leading female role, making this an interesting example of change blindness.
     
 
Futureworld
Year(s): 1976
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Sequel to Westworld. Has the Delos corporation (which gives theme park visitors the opportunity to live out fantasies with robots) cleaned up its act?
     
 
Stepford Wives, The
Year(s): 1975 (2004)
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 4.7 (SD=0.9, 28 votes)  
Relevance: 4.8 (SD=1.0, 28 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.1 (SD=1.0, 28 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Wives in Stepford, CT are being replaced by more obedient robots.
     
 
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Year(s): 1975
Keywords: Clinical Cases
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.5 (SD=0.8, 80 votes)  
Relevance: 5.9 (SD=1.1, 72 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.9 (SD=1.1, 72 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A healthy man finds his way into a mental institution, where he shakes things up.
     
 
Dark Star
Year(s): 1974
Keywords: AI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.2 (SD=1.1, 6 votes)  
Relevance: 4.8 (SD=1.1, 6 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=1.6, 6 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An advanced bomb thinks it's God, despite the main computer's attempts at dissuading it.
     
 
Terminal Man, The
Year(s): 1974
Keywords: Neuroscience, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 3.0 (SD=2.4, 4 votes)  
Relevance: 5.7 (SD=0.9, 3 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.3 (SD=2.1, 3 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Behavior modification via electronic brain implants.
     
 
Young Frankenstein
Year(s): 1974
Keywords: Neuroscience, AI
       
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Quality: 6.3 (SD=1.2, 32 votes)  
Relevance: 3.8 (SD=1.4, 28 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.7 (SD=1.5, 28 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Dr. Victor Frankenstein's grandson repeats the reanimation experiments, with comedic twists.
     
 
Zardoz
Year(s): 1974
Keywords: AI, Intelligence, Social Cognition, Memory
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
The memories and intelligence belonging to the remnants of humanity are stored in the eternal tabernacle, which won't let them die.
     
 
Planète Sauvage, La (Fantastic Planet)
Year(s): 1973
Keywords: Neuroscience, BCI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.3 (SD=0.6, 17 votes)  
Relevance: 5.0 (SD=1.4, 14 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.8 (SD=1.5, 13 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A domesticated Om escapes from gigantic Draags with headphones that allow information to be put directly in the brain.
     
 
Sleeper
Year(s): 1973
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.8 (SD=1.1, 13 votes)  
Relevance: 4.1 (SD=1.7, 12 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.6 (SD=1.9, 11 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Woody Allen and robots.
     
 
Westworld
Year(s): 1973
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 4.6 (SD=0.9, 12 votes)  
Relevance: 4.4 (SD=1.0, 12 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.1 (SD=1.0, 12 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Robot gun-slingers gone awry.
     
 
Solaris
Year(s): 1972 (2002)
Keywords: Intelligence, Philosophy of Mind
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.7 (SD=0.6, 22 votes)  
Relevance: 5.8 (SD=1.1, 20 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.9 (SD=1.5, 19 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A baffling alien intelligence has been discovered.
     
 
Brain of Blood
Year(s): 1972
Keywords: Neuroscience, Philosophy of Mind, Psychology
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A brain-transplant surgery, which would save the benevolent ruler of Kalid, gets botched and the brain ends up in the wrong body.
     
 
Silent Running
Year(s): 1972
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
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Quality: 5.6 (SD=1.4, 8 votes)  
Relevance: 5.6 (SD=1.2, 8 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=1.4, 9 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Space botanist accompanied by robots contemplates life.
     
 
Thing with Two Heads, The
Year(s): 1972
Keywords: Neuroscience, Psychology, Social Cognition
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
To cheat death, a racist rich guy devises a plan to transplant his head, but the only available candidate is a black man from death row.
     
 
Clockwork Orange, A
Year(s): 1971
Keywords: Psychology
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.6 (SD=1.0, 73 votes)  
Relevance: 5.5 (SD=1.2, 68 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.9 (SD=1.2, 61 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A hooligan is given aversion therapy that alienates him from society.
     
 
THX 1138
Year(s): 1971
Keywords: Drugs, Neuroscience
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.1 (SD=0.8, 20 votes)  
Relevance: 4.8 (SD=0.8, 13 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.5 (SD=0.9, 13 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A future society has outlawed sex, while drugs are used to control the populace.
     
 
Colossus: The Forbin Project
Year(s): 1970
Keywords: AI
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 5.1 (SD=0.9, 8 votes)  
Relevance: 5.8 (SD=0.9, 8 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.2 (SD=0.8, 8 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A intelligent computer is built to control the nation's nuclear arsenal.
     
 
Topo, El
Year(s): 1970
Keywords: Philosophy of Mind, Perception
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 6.2 (SD=0.7, 5 votes)  
Relevance: 4.8 (SD=1.5, 5 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.0 (SD=1.1, 5 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A cult classic in the truest sense, El Topo is a surrealistic journey toward psychological liberation from one's demons and achieving a "higher" understanding.
     
 
Wild Child, The
Year(s): 1970
Keywords: Intelligence, Psychology, Language, Clinical Cases
       
Category: User Ratings Rate this movie  
Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Based on a true story, the movie deals with attempts at educating a feral child, found in the wood at the age of 12, in hope that he can acquire language.
     
 
Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, The
Year(s): 1969
Keywords: Memory, Intelligence
       
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Quality: 3.0 (SD=0.0, 2 votes)  
Relevance: 3.0 (SD=0.0, 2 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.5 (SD=0.5, 2 votes)  
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When trying to repair a computer, Dexter (18-year-old Kurt Russell) suffers an electric shock that imbues him with the computer's abilities.
     
 
Planet of the Apes
Year(s): 1968 (2001)
Keywords: Evolution / Animals, Philosophy of Mind
       
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Quality: 4.7 (SD=1.4, 33 votes)  
Relevance: 3.9 (SD=1.4, 32 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.1 (SD=1.4, 32 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Could non-human primates have become sentient?
     
 
2001: A Space Odyssey
Year(s): 1968
Keywords: AI
       
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Quality: 6.4 (SD=0.9, 99 votes)  
Relevance: 5.5 (SD=1.4, 83 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.3 (SD=1.5, 83 votes)  
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An intelligent computer, HAL-9000, and human astronauts explore mysterious artifacts on the moon.
     
 
Charly
Year(s): 1968
Keywords: Psychology, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 5.3 (SD=1.6, 10 votes)  
Relevance: 5.7 (SD=0.9, 9 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.0 (SD=0.7, 9 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Scientists turn a mentally-challenged individual into a genious.
     
 
Alphaville
Year(s): 1965
Keywords: AI, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 5.6 (SD=1.4, 14 votes)  
Relevance: 4.8 (SD=1.4, 14 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.5 (SD=1.0, 14 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Alpha-60, a powerful computer, controls the thoughts and feelings of the inhabitants of an extraterrestrial colony.
     
 
Manchurian Candidate, The
Year(s): 1962 (2004)
Keywords: Neuroscience, BCI, Memory, Amnesia
       
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Quality: 5.9 (SD=0.8, 22 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=1.5, 20 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.5 (SD=1.1, 20 votes)  
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A group of soldiers are brainwashed for political purposes.
     
 
Brain that Wouldn't Die, The
Year(s): 1962
Keywords: Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 5.8 (SD=1.3, 9 votes)  
Relevance: 5.7 (SD=1.5, 9 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.6 (SD=1.9, 9 votes)  
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A scientist keeps his wife's head alive following a car accident.
     
 
Creation of the Humanoids
Year(s): 1962
Keywords: Robotics
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
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Survivors of a nuclear holocaust try to repopulate the earth with the help of cyborgs, who turn against the remnants of humanity.
     
 
Freud
Year(s): 1962
Keywords: Psychology
       
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Quality: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 5.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Pseudo-biography of Freud, and his attempts at hypnosis.
     
 
Miracle Worker, The
Year(s): 1962
Keywords: Language, Social Cognition, Perception, Psychology
       
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Quality: 5.8 (SD=1.0, 5 votes)  
Relevance: 6.6 (SD=0.8, 5 votes)  
Accuracy: 6.0 (SD=0.6, 5 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.
     
 
Time Machine, The
Year(s): 1960 (2002)
Keywords: Philosophy of Mind, Intelligence, Evolution / Animals
       
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Quality: 4.9 (SD=1.0, 16 votes)  
Relevance: 4.5 (SD=1.4, 15 votes)  
Accuracy: 2.4 (SD=0.8, 14 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
In the distant future, humans evolve into two very different species.
     
 
Suddenly, Last Summer
Year(s): 1959
Keywords: Clinical Cases, Amnesia
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
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Psychiatrist under pressure from a wealthy woman to perform a lobotomy on her late son's fiance, to cover up a horrible truth.
     
 
Colossus of New York
Year(s): 1958
Keywords: BCI, Robotics, Psychology
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A brilliant surgeon encases his dead son's brain in a large robot body, with unintended results.
     
 
Brain from Planet Arous, The
Year(s): 1957
Keywords: Intelligence, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
The classic giant-floating-evil-brain flick.
     
 
Invisible Boy, The
Year(s): 1957
Keywords: AI, Intelligence
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A supercomputer turns a mischievous child into a genious, so that he may carry-out the computer's plans for world domination.
     
 
Forbidden Planet
Year(s): 1956
Keywords: AI, Robotics, Intelligence
       
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Quality: 5.9 (SD=0.8, 18 votes)  
Relevance: 5.0 (SD=1.2, 17 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.2 (SD=0.9, 17 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A highly-intelligent alien race has been eradicated, leaving only its technology behind.
     
 
Brain Machine, The
Year(s): 1955
Keywords: BCI, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 2.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 1.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A woman is taken hostage by a gang of drug smugglers and subjected to a machine that reads brain waves and turns its subjects psychotic.
     
 
Gog
Year(s): 1954
Keywords: AI, Robotics
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
An experimental laboratory is controlled by NOVAC, a powerful supercomputer, who seems to have murdered the scientists.
     
 
Donovan's Brain
Year(s): 1953
Keywords: Neuroscience, Psychology
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Accuracy: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A scientist extracts a dead bad-guy's brain for research, but the brain begins to take control of the scientist.
     
 
Rashômon
Year(s): 1950
Keywords: Memory
       
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Quality: 6.5 (SD=0.7, 27 votes)  
Relevance: 6.1 (SD=1.3, 24 votes)  
Accuracy: 6.0 (SD=1.4, 23 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Testimonies of 4 eyewitnesses to a rape and murder aren't in agreement.
     
 
Rope
Year(s): 1948
Keywords: Social Cognition, Clinical Cases
       
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Quality: 6.3 (SD=0.7, 9 votes)  
Relevance: 5.8 (SD=1.0, 8 votes)  
Accuracy: 4.6 (SD=0.9, 8 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
Young sociopathic murderers struggle to appear "normal," but have difficulty with the apparently suggestive behavior of those around them.
     
 
Man Who Changed His Mind, The
Year(s): 1936
Keywords: Philosophy of Mind, Neuroscience
       
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Quality: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relevance: 4.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Accuracy: 3.0 (SD=0.0, 1 votes)  
Relationship to Cognitive Science:
A scientist has trouble investigating the origins of the mind and the soul.
     
 
Mad Love
Year(s): 1935
Keywords: Psychology, Perception, Situated Cognition
       
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Quality: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)  
Relevance: 0.0 (SD=0.0, 0 votes)