Archive for June, 2015

Hate is not a mental illness

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Jody M. Roy

Click Here To Read: Hate is not a mental illnessBy Jody M. Roy in the Journal Sentinel on June 25, 2015.

Rehab for psychopaths: Contrary to popular belief, therapy can help some psychopaths stay out of prison

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Rehab for psychopaths: Contrary to popular belief, therapy can help some psychopaths stay out of prison byBruce Bower on the Science News website on June 17, 2015.

Mounting evidence indicates that better-designed prison programs can help criminals with psychopathic personalities live less violently once released.

Dreaming of Repairing History: Psychoanalysis, Cinema, Politics with Jean-Jacques Moscovitz at Après-Coup

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents

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BOOK PRESENTATION WITH SCREENING
Dreaming of Repairing History: Psychoanalysis, Cinema, Politics
Jean-Jacques Moscovitz
Saturday, July 11, 2015
10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The School of Visual Arts
136 West 21st Street, New York, NY

Cinema and psychoanalysis, both born in the late 19th century, have always linked the (more…)

Landmark: Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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Click Here to View: Landmark: Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide by Pete Williams on the NBC News Website on June 26, 2014.

A Yiddish writer dies, not that his widow told anybody

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  This Day in Jewish History / A Yiddish writer dies, not that his widow told anybody: Inna Grade’s jealously hoarded every syllable written by Chaim Grade, refusing to allow his work to be published after his death. Nor was it, until hers By David B. Green on the Haaretz website on June 26, 2015.

1968 dust jacket photograph of Chaim Grade. Photo by Wikipedia

Giant earthquakes are shaking Greenland — and scientists just figured out the disturbing reason why

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Greenland

Click Here to Read and View:  Giant earthquakes are shaking Greenland — and scientists just figured out the disturbing reason why By Chris Mooney in the Washington Post on June 25, 2015.

The surface of Helheim Glacier is incredibly rough and large. (Credit: Nick Selmes, Swansea University)

IPA Boston 2015 Congress–Coming Soon!

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The IPA Website with info on the IPA Boston 2015 Congress on July 22nd to 25th, 2015.  Space still available, register soon!

Corruption Is Killing Children in Angola

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to View: Corruption Is Killing Children in Angola by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times on June 24, 2015.

The Supreme Court Saves Obamacare, Again

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Supreme Court Saves Obamacare, Again By The Editorial Board in The New York Times on June 25, 2015.

‘Elder: A Mormon Love Story’

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Elder

Click Here to View: ‘Elder: A Mormon Love Story’ by Genéa Guadet in The New York Times on June 25, 2015.

This short documentary tells the story of a gay Mormon’s love affair while he served on a mission in Italy By Genéa Gaudet.

Confessions of a Seduction Addict

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Confessions of a Seduction Addict By Elizabeth Gilbert in The New York Times on June 24, 2015.

Credit Illustration by Luke Shuman

The Joy of (Just the Right Amount of) Sex

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Joy of (Just the Right Amount of) Sex By Gretchen Reynolds in The New York Times on June 25, 2015.

Fidgeting May Benefit Children With A.D.H.D.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Fidgeting

Click Here To Read: Fidgeting May Benefit Children With A.D.H.D. By Gretchen Reynolds in The New York Time on June 24, 2015.

A Universal Jewishness

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: A Universal Jewishness: More of the Jewish tradition is vanishing in present conditions of security and prosperity than ever vanished in past conditions of oppression and poverty By Leon Wieseltier on the Tablet website on June 25, 2015.

Philosophy Thursday: Zeno of Elea

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

 

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Click Here to Read: Zeno of Elea on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Zeno of Elea on the Stanford University Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read: Zeno’s Paradoxes on the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy website. (more…)

Study finds that one in six species are in danger of extinction due to climate change

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Study finds that one in six species are in danger of extinction due to climate change By Philip Guelpa on World Socialist Web Site on June 25, 2015.

Psychoanalysts claim long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy more effective than shorter therapies

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysts claim long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy more effective than shorter therapies By James Coyne PhD on the PLOS Blogs website on February 4, 2014.

Remembering Janet Hadda Whose Spirit and Scholarship Endure

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Remembering Janet Hadda Whose Spirit and Scholarship Endure by David G. Roskies on the Jewish Daily Forward website on June 24, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Biographer of I.B. Singer, Dies at 69 on the Jewish Daily Forward Website on June 24, 2015

Psychoanalysis and Buddhism and Jeffrey Rubin at CFS

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of The Contemporary Freudian Society
Psychoanalysis and Buddhism
Six-Session Program
Instructor: Jeffrey B. Rubin, PhD
Dates: September 14, 21, 28
October 5, 19, 26, 2015
Times: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Upper West Side, NYC (more…)

The photo that alerted the world

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The photo that alerted the world by Jon Danzif on his Jon Danzig’s World website on September 21, 2013