Archive for March, 2012

Holocaust trauma transmission, Asperger’s, neuroscience and reading by Sasha Rolde on InternationalPsychoanalysis.net

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Dear Colleagues,

As the threat of beach weather recedes in the northeast, I hope you will find this week’s entries on the international psychoanalytic website a welcome consolation.

Please note that I have listed only newly listed future events in the Announcements Category in the interest of saving time and space, but please review all while you are at that site.

As always, I will begin with some choices of mine, followed by the list of all posts.

Below are my this week’s choices:

1) For all those who are interested in PTSD and in particular the transmission of the Holocaust trauma, the play Eavesdropping on Dreams by Rivka Bekerman-Greenberg, slated for off-broadway showing in April , should prove (more…)

Eavesdropping on Dreams by Rivka Bekerman-Greenberg

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  Flyer for Eavesdropping on Dreams and link to order tickets.

EAVESDROPPING  ON DREAMS–A NEW PLAY ABOUT THE TRANS-GENERATIONAL TRANSMISSION OF THE HOLOCAUST TRAUMA
BY RIVKA BEKERMAN-GREENBERG, PH.D

 

Lynn Cohen and Jake Robards set to headline the cast of the world premiere of Rivka Bekerman-Greenberg’s EAVESDROPPING ON DREAMS, presented Off-Broadway by Barefoot Theatre Company with previews beginning April 20 prior to an official press opening of Sunday April 29 at the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street) in Manhattan. Ronald Cohen will direct.

EAVESDROPPING ON DREAMS is Rivka Bekerman-Greenberg’s haunting play about three generations of women in one family and their struggles with coming to terms with the aftermath of the Holocaust. Shaina Eberkohn, a 25 (more…)

Chess, Oedipus, and the Mater Dolorosa

Sunday, March 25th, 2012




Click Here to Read: Chess, Oedipus, and the Mater Dolorosa by Norman Reider from the Book:  Historical Chess edited by Elliott  M. Aavedon and Brian Sutton-Smith.

Psychoanalysts of the Left and Far Left

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

(Pictured, Otto Fenichel)

Marxism, Socialism(s) and Psycho analy-ism: Comments on Arnie Richards’ Presentation at YIVO, March 22, 2012 by N.  Szajnberg, MD

 Arnie Richards’ presentation at YIVO on March 22 is challenging and provocative in the best psychoanalytic sense: he lays out the hidden history of European Marxism and socialism

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‘Memory, Trauma, and History’ by Michael Roth

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Excerpt: ‘Memory, Trauma, and History’ by Michael Roth on the Berfrois website on March 23, 2012.

Sigmund Freud, Andy Warhol, 1980

Mayim Bialik on Attachment Parenting

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Click Here to View:  You’ve Got: Mayim Bialik Video on Attachment Parenting on AOL

Click Here to Read:  Mayim Bialik on Attachment Parenting: ‘Very Small People Have a Voice.’ The actress, neuroscientist — and, now, author — extolls the virtues of co-sleeping, extended breast-feeding and wearing baby as a bodily accessory By Bonnie Rochman in Time Magazine on  March 15, 2011.

Click Here to Read: Mayim Bialik’s Book, ‘Beyond The Sling’, On Attachment Parenting Is In Center Of Parenting Spotlight on the Huffington Post website on March 8. 2012. 

 

 

Finding Clues in the Fearful Brain

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  Finding Clues in the Fearful Brain By Joseph Ledoux in the New York Times on March 25, 2012.

Neuroscience and the pursuit of justice

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Click Here to Read: Neuroscience and the pursuit of justice By Angela Herring on the news @ Northeastern website on March 23, 2012.

Dr. Judith Edersheim of the Center for Law, Brain and Behavior delivered the 13th annual Francine and Michael Saferstein Memorial Lecture in Forensic Science on Tuesday

 

The Brain on Love

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Click Here to Read:  The Brain on Love By Diane Ackerman in the New York Times  on March 24, 2012.

Praise Is Fleeting, But Brickbats We Recall

Friday, March 23rd, 2012




 

Click Here to Read: Praise Is Fleeting, But Brickbats We Recall By Alina  Tugend on March 24, 2012.

Who Needs Psychiatrists?

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Click Here to Read: Who Needs Psychiatrists? by Greg Miller in Science Magazine March 16m 2012: Vol. 335 no. 6074 pp. 1294-1298.

Doctor reveals new ideas, treatment for children with autism

Friday, March 23rd, 2012




Click Here to Read:   Doctor reveals new ideas, treatment for children with autism. Dr. Karen Savlov offers new ideas and practices that aim to allow children with autism to be better understood in “The Unspoken Truth About Autism: A New Look at the Etiology and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders” Reviewed on the PR NewsChannel on March 22, 2012.

Psychological Birth and Infant Development Symposium in Pribor, Czech Republic

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

A symposium in Sigmund Freud’s birthplace, Příbor, Czech Republic, following the IPA Congress in Prague, August, 2013. Sunday Evening, August 4, 2013: welcome reception and cultural program.Monday, August 5, 2013: full day symposium.

Click Here to Read: Flyer for the Conference

Click Here to Read: Article on the Conference

Click Here to:  Learn more and register at our website:

 

Goldman’s Greg Smith On the Analyst’s Couch

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012








Click Here to Read:  Goldman’s Greg Smith On the Analyst’s Couch By Liz Rappaport on the Deal Report blog in the Wall Street Journal on March 21, 2012.

CAPA 2012 Study Tour to China

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click Here for:  The Full Brochure with Itinerary 

 

Psychoanalysts on the Left and the Far Left at YIVO

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

You are cordially invited to

Psychoanalysts on the Left and the Far Left  on Thursday, March 22 at 12:30pm at YIVO on 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

This is a FREE event. To make a reservation, please visit www.yivo.org/reservations or call212.294.6127.

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research is proud to present “Psychoanalysts on the Left and the Far Left.” Arnold Richards (New York Psychoanalytic Institute) and Jonathan Brent (YIVO Institute) will participate in a roundtable discussion about the cohort of psychoanalysts in the United States who (more…)

Danny Kaye – The Psychologist

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012




Click Here to View: Danny Kaye – The Psychologist on YouTube.

When Your Mouth Betrays You: The Science and Psychology Behind Slips

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012





Click Here to Read: When Your Mouth Betrays You: The Science and Psychology Behind Slips  in the Huffington Post on March 19, 2012.

The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Click Here to Read: The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction By Annie Murphy Paul in  The New York Times on March 18, 2012.

Annie Murphy Paul

 

A Drumbeat on Profit Takers

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Click Here to Read: A Drumbeat on Profit Takers By Abigail Zuger, M.D.
in the New York Times on  March 19, 2011.

Arnold Relman and Marcia Angell: A video interview with two former editors of The New England Journal of Medicine who for decades have been warning of a growing “medical industrial complex.”