Archive for May, 2013

Encounters with Loneliness: Only The Lonely

Friday, May 31st, 2013

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Click Here to Read: The Foreword to Encounters with Loneliness by harold P.  Blum.

Click Here: To Preorder Encounters with Loneliness: Only The Lonely on the IPBooks website.

A Forlorn Hope: Psychoanalysis in Search of Scientific Respectability

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The Evolution of the Emotion Processing Mind

Click Here to Read: A Forlorn Hope: Psychoanalysis in Search of Scientific Respectability,  Review of The Evolution of the Emotion Processing Mind by Robert Langs, Reviewed by Christian Perring.

Falsification and the Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes

Friday, May 31st, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Falsification and the Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes by Imre Lakatos.

Updated Info: Enactment, Rupture and Repair or Impasse Workshop at CFS

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

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ENACTMENT, RUPTURE AND REPAIR OR IMPASSE
Clinical Workshop
Open to Members and Candidates of the Psychoanalytic Community

This clinical workshop is designed to represent analysts with different psychoanalytic models of mind, e.g.,Contemporary Freudian, Contemporary Kleinian, Lacanian, Relational, and Classical Freudian Analysis. In addition to Eva Kantor and Susan Finkelstein, invited case presenters include Deborah Moses, Jamieson Webster, and Avgi Saketopoulou. Each presenter will describe (more…)

CAPA Prague Dim Sum Lunch

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

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Reinforcing and Reducing: Dialogue between Traditional Chinese Medicine and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Reinforcing and Reducing: Dialogue between Traditional Chinese Medicine and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy by Peichao  Zhang and Xinli  Chi.

This article originally appeared as Peichao  Zhang & Xinli  Chi (2013). Reinforcing and Reducing: Dialogue between Traditional Chinese Medicine and
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.  International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies. Published online in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com) DOI: 10.1002/aps.1358).

Psychoanalysis Is Addiction Treatment’s Missing Piece

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Psychoanalysis Is Addiction Treatment’s Missing Piece. Sobriety doesn’t guarantee a good life. By focusing on the whole person—not just the drug or drug use—psychoanalysis can help addicts grow in ways that go beyond recovery by Debra Rothschild on the fix website.

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Who Was H.M.?

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Who Was H.M.? Inside The Mind Of The Amnesiac Who Revolutionized Neuroscience A botched lobotomy left 27-year-old Henry Molaison unable to form new memories. This is how Molaison’s personal tragedy became science’s gain. By Suzanne Corkin on the Popsci website on May 29, 2013.

Henry Molaison, aka H.M., in 1958 Courtesy of Basic Books

Abortion rights crusader Henry Morgentaler, revered and hated, dead at 90

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Abortion rights crusader Henry Morgentaler, revered and hated, dead at 90 by Sandra Martin in The Globe and Mail on  May  29, 2013.

The Shop on Main Street Reviewed by Selma Duckler

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

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The Shop on Main Street (1966) became the highest rated film in the history of Slovak, Czech and Czechoslovak cinema. It was the first production from Central Europe, whether communist or democratic, to win the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. Ida Kaminska was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her part. Slovakia was Communist dominated, but it was possible to make it as it was a period of political and cultural relaxation. The government allowed it to be released to the US, Finland, (more…)

Why Rational People Buy Into Conspiracy Theories

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Why Rational People Buy Into Conspiracy Theories By Maggie Kderth-Baker in The New York Times on May 21, 2013.

‘I don’t forget’: Memories of battles past stay forever with oldest veterans

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  ‘I don’t forget’: Memories of battles past stay forever with oldest veterans By Bill Briggs on the NBC News website on May May 26, 2013.

Civilization And Its Discontents

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Civilization And Its Discontents: Burying The Boston Marathon Bomber by Harvey Silverglate on the Forbes Magazine website on May 14, 2013,

Remembering a Child’s Grief

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:   Remembering a Child’s Grief By Jackie Ashton in The New York Times on  May 27, 2013.

MITPP SUMMER INSTITUTE 2013

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

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THE METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY
160 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 · Telephone: (212) 496-2858
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MITPP SUMMER INSTITUTE 2013
Mini-Courses and Workshops

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Instructor: Marion Oliner, Ph.D. (more…)

Insights from the Resting Brain: Methods, Models and Applications with Bharat Biswal, Ph.D at NYPSI

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

The Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neuropsychoanalysis
of the New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
Bharat Biswal, Ph.D.
Professor, Biomedical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Radiology, New Jersey Medical School
will present on Insights from the Resting Brain: Methods, Models and Applications

Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 10 am, NYPSI’s Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium, 247 E. 82nd Street, NYC
Discussant: Maggie Zellner, Ph.D. (more…)

Depressed brains are less ‘plastic’

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Depressed brains are less ‘plastic’ by Anna Salleh on the ABC Science website on  May 28, 2013.

What do women not want from men?

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  What do women not want from men? by Russ Wellen on the Scholars and Rogues website on May 28, 2013

Click Here to Read: What do Women Want by Daniel Bergner in the New York Times and on this website.

Their Own Petard ‘Forty-One False Starts’

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Their Own Petard, Review of  ‘Forty-One False Starts,’ by Janet Malcolm Reviewed By Adam Kirsch in The New York Times on May 23, 2013.

Lisa Yuskavage – Upstaging Masculinity and Speaking With the Power of Pretty

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Lisa Yuskavage – Upstaging Masculinity and Speaking With the Power of Pretty. Kristeva, Lacan and an Aside That Changes Everything by Xavier Lopez Jr on the Seatttle PI blog on May 26, 2013,

Lisa Yuskavage:  Teresa and Lauren, oil on linen, 2008.