Archive for July, 2015

U.S. Psychologists Urged to Curb Questioning Terror Suspects

Friday, July 31st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: U.S. Psychologists Urged to Curb Questioning Terror Suspects U.S. Psychologists Urged to Curb Questioning Terror Suspects By James Risen in The New York Times on July 30, 2015.

The C.I.A. headquarters in Langley, Va. The American Psychological Association will vote on an ethics policy that would bar its members from participating in national security interrogations.CreditLarry Downing/Reuters

Help Wanted CAPA from Elise Snyder

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Case Studies in the Medical Humanities

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Case Studies in the Medical Humanities by Sander L. Gilman, Reviewed by Nancy Nyquist Potter, Ph.D. on the MetaPsychology Reviews website on  July 28th 2015 (Volume 19, Issue 31).

 

Philosophy Thursday: Peter Singer

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Peter Singer on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Peter Singer’s homepage on the Princeton University Website.

Click Here to Read: Peter Singer Books and Papers on the Utilitarian.net website. (more…)

A Psychologist as Warden? Jail and Mental Illness Intersect in Chicago

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View: A Psychologist as Warden? Jail and Mental Illness Intersect in Chicago By Timonthy Williams in The New York Times on July 30, 2015.

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Oliver Sacks, who has taught us so much, now teaches us the art of dying

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks, who has taught us so much, now teaches us the art of dying by Ranjana Srivastava on the Guardian website on July 25, 2015.

Death is never easy. But Oliver Sacks shows us an approach that views life as a welcome gift rather than bemoaning death as a medical failure.  ‘Every doctor aspires to be a little like Sacks whether for his sharp intellect, his obvious humanity or his exquisite writings that go to the core of what it means to be human and frail.’ Photograph: Adam Scourfield/BBC/AP Photo/AP

Deals, Divorce, Direction: Off-Label Uses for Psychoanalysis

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Deals, Divorce, Direction: Off-Label Uses for Psychoanalysis: In everyday life, psychoanalysis may be more relevant than ever by Wednesday Martin Ph.D. on the Psychology Today website on July 16, 2015

Titus Andronicus Releases a Punk Opera

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Review: Titus Andronicus Releases a Punk Opera by Ben Ratliff in The New York Times on July 29, 2015.

From Patrick Stickles and Titus Andronicus comes a punk opera.CreditBurak Cingi, via Getty

Writer’s Wednesday: E.L. Doctorow

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  E.L. Doctorow on Wikipedia.

Click Here to View: E. L. Doctorow: 1931-2015 By Emily B. Hager in The New York Times on July 22, 2015.

Click Here to Read: The Limits of Optimism: E.L. Doctorow and the American Left by Joesph G. Ramsey on the CounterPunch WEbsite on July 28, 2015. (more…)

Psychologist James Mitchell Admits He Waterboarded al Qaeda Suspects

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Psychologist James Mitchell Admits He Waterboarded al Qaeda Suspects By Jason Leopold
on the Vice News website on December 15, 2014.

How America’s psychologists ended up endorsing torture

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: How America’s psychologists ended up endorsing torture by E.W. on the Economist website on July 28, 2015.

The Structure of Gratitude

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Structure of Gratitude by David Brooks in The New York Times on July 28, 2015.

The Hoffman Report And the American Psychological Association

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Hoffman Report And the American Psychological Association: Meeting the Challenge of Change by Kenneth S. Pope, Ph.D., ABPP on his KSPope website.

Boy Scouts of America Votes to Allow Gay Scout Leaders

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Boy Scouts of America Votes to Allow Gay Scout Leaders by Pete Williams on the NBC News website on July 28. 2015.

10 Things I’d Tell My Former (Medicated) Self

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: 10 Things I’d Tell My Former (Medicated) Self By Diana Spechler JULY 27, 2015.

Here’s What Caused Megafauna Like the Mammoths to Go Extinct

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Here’s What Caused Megafauna Like the Mammoths to Go Extinct By Darren Ankrom on the Vice News Website on July 27, 2015.

Our Psychological Crisis: Making Sense of the American Psychological Association’s Collusion with Torture

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Our Psychological Crisis: Making Sense of the American Psychological Association’s Collusion with Torture by Deborah Kory on the Huffington Post website on July 24, 2015.

Why Ethics Codes Fail

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Why Ethics Codes Fail By Laura Stark on the Inside Higher Education website on July 21, 2015.

New Books in Psychoanalysis: Discussions with scholars of psychoanalysis about their new books and ideas

Monday, July 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: New Books in Psychoanalysis: Discussions with scholars of psychoanalysis about their new books and ideas on the New Books in Psychoanalysis website.

When American psychologists use their skills for torture

Monday, July 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: When American psychologists use their skills for torture by Stephen Soldz on the Quartz on July 26, 2015.