Archive for August, 2014

ISIS: The Psychology of Our Fears

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  ISIS: The Psychology of Our Fears by Max Dorfman on the Huffington Post Website on August 30, 2014.

Max Dorfman

YIVO News and Events

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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YIVO in California

YIVO Executive Director Jonathan Brent will be speaking at several programs at Let’s Never Forget: The Night and Hope of Arnost Lustig, on September 6, 2014 in Auburn, California. For more about this event, click here. 

This Week in Yedies: News from YIVO

Max Weinreich in Copenhagen
by Bent Blüdnikow (more…)

David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive at NYPSI

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

The Friends of the A.A. Brill Library
of the New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

We trust you have thoroughly enjoyed your summer and made it through your reading list. NYPSI’s Brill Library is now open for the 2014 – 2015 academic year and we invite you to attend the first film of our Film Series!

David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive
starring Naomi Watts

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7pm (more…)

Neuroscientists Make Huge Strides Toward Solving the Mysteries of the Teenage Brain

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Neuroscientists Make Huge Strides Toward Solving the Mysteries of the Teenage Brain by Robert Montenegro on the Big Think website on August 29, 2014.

Meet the mother and father of cognitive neuroscience

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Meet the mother and father of cognitive neuroscience: Independently and almost single-handedly, husband and wife Uta and Chris Frith have transformed the way we view autism and schizophrenia on the by Mo Costandi on Guardian website  on Mo Costandi’s  Neurophilosophy blog.

Uta and Chris Frith at their home in northwest London. Photograph: Mo Costandi 

Psychology Sunday: Max Wertheimer

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Max Wertheimer on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Max Wertheimer Biography on the About.com Website.

Click  Here to Read: Other Posts Psychology Sunday at This Website.    (more…)

Freud’s City, From Couch to Cafes

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Freud’s City, From Couch to Cafes by Stephen Heyman in The New York Times on August 29, 2014.

Café Landtmann, Freud’s go-to coffee house. Credit Josef Polleross for The New York Times        

Referrals of couples at WCSPP

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence In Psychoanalytic Scholarship and Service
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The Psychotherapy Service of the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy is now accepting referrals of couples!

WCSPP has a 40-year reputation for quality training in psychoanalysis and related disciplines, and the unsurpassed level of service that our affiliated clinicians provide to their communities. (more…)

In Performance: A Yiddish ‘Waiting for Godot’

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and View:  In Performance: A Yiddish ‘Waiting for Godot’ By Erik Piepenburg in The New York Times on October 1, 2013.

Dalí, Psychoanalysis & Dante’s Divine Comedy

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Dalí, Psychoanalysis & Dante’s Divine Comedy on the Rauner Special Collections Library website on August 29, 2014

New Yorker Faces His Phobia, One Stroke at a Time With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of Water

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and View: A New Yorker Faces His Phobia, One Stroke at a Time With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of Water By N. R. Kleinfield in The New York Times on August 29, 2014.

‘Feminism Unfinished’ by Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon and Astrid Henry

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Review of: ‘Feminism Unfinished’ by Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon and Astrid Henry Reviewed By Elaine Showalter in the Washington Post on August 29, 2014.

Rep. Bella Abzug, center, and Gloria Steinem, right, at a demonstration staged by the Reproductive Rights Committee of the New York City chapter of the National Organization for Women in 1976. (Bernard Gotfryd/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Approves California Plan to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to  Read:  Federal Judge Approves California Plan to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates By Erica Goode August 29, 2014.

The Russians

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Russians by Gaither Stewart The Greanville Post on August 28, 2014.

Russia has been forced to fight off invaders and plunderers for millennia. The West has attacked her directly (Napoleon, the Nazis), or by proxy (The Turks in the 1850s Crimean War, egged on by the French and British) almost every 50 years. Russia has always prevailed—or survived—but at huge cost in lives and suffering. Image: Relief of the (British) Light Brigade, National Army Museum.

And a Box of Tissues

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

ArnieRichardsOfficeClick Here to Read:  And a Box of Tissues By John Leland in The New York Times on August 29, 2014.

Click Here to Order:  50 shrinks by Sebastian
Zimmerman on IPBooks.net

Is Psychoanalysis a Science or an Art?

Friday, August 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Is Psychoanalysis a Science or an Art? by Prof. Donald L. Carveth on the York University Website.

Max and Mirra, Edo and Enam

Friday, August 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Max and Mirra, Edo and Enam on the Mosiac Investigations and Fantasies  website on August 25, 2014

Neuroscientists say it’s possible to overwrite bad memories

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

BrainMemoriesjpgClick Here to Read: Neuroscientists say it’s possible to overwrite bad memories By Agence France-Presse on the Raw Story website on August 28, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Using Light Technique, Scientists Find Dimmer Switch for Memories in Mice By Pam Belluck in The New York Times on August 27, 2014.

Billionaire Chairs Quit Center for Jewish History: Steinberg and Ackman Resign

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Billionaire Chairs Quit Center for Jewish History: Steinberg and Ackman Resign — ‘Transparency’ Cited by Paul Berger in the Jewish Daily Forward on August 28, 2014.

 

Davanloo’s Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy in a tertiary psychotherapy service

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Davanloo’s Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy in a tertiary psychotherapy service: overall effectiveness and association between unlocking the unconscious and outcome by Robert Johansson​, Joel M. Town, and Allan Abbass on the PeerJ website on August 28, 2014

Dr. Habib Davanloo