Archive for September, 2015

On Sale Now at IPBooks: Jellyfish Have Eyes by Joram Piatigorsky

Monday, September 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Joram Piatigorsky’s Blog.

Joram Piatigorsky, an award-winning scientific researcher, established the Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology in the National Eye Institute in 1981 and was its Chief until 2009, when he became an Emeritus Scientist. He has published extensively on eye research, gene expression and evolution, lectured worldwide, participated in national and international advisory and research funding panels, and trained a generation of scientists in eye research. He is presently on the Board of Directors of the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland and focusing on writing.

Jellyfish Have Eyes, a novel, combines Piatigorsky’s scientific knowledge and story-telling imagination to delve into the conflicts and ensuing difficulties of a creative basic scientist in a society insisting on goal-oriented medical research. This character-driven novel has unexpected twists revealing the importance of chance and societal pressures in shaping destiny. Jellyfish Have Eyes is written for a diverse audience concerned with creativity, moral responsibility, and those simply wanting a good and thoughtful read. (more…)

Consciousness and the Unconscious, Mark Solms, Ph.D. at NYPSI

Monday, September 28th, 2015

NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neuropsychoanalysis
Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org
www.nypsi.org

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 10 am – 12 pm, Consciousness and the Unconscious, Mark Solms, Ph.D. Discussant: Maggie Zellner, Ph.D. (more…)

Rare Photo Shows Lodz Ghetto Honoring Sukkot in 1941

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Rare Photo Shows Lodz Ghetto Honoring Sukkot in 1941 By: Jspace Staff on the Space News Website on October 6, 2014.

A balance of eroticism and spirituality needed in India

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: A balance of eroticism and spirituality needed in India: A balance of eroticism and spirituality needed in India by Preetha Nair on the Deccan Herald website on September 27, 2015.

Psychology Sunday: Margaret Floy Washburn

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Margaret Floy Washburn on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Margaret Floy Washburn, PhD 1921 APA President on the American Psychoanalytic Association website.

Click Here to Read: Margaret Floy Washburn (1871-1939) by Jenn Bumb on the Webster.edu website.

Click Here to Read:  Margaret Floy Washburn on the Psychology’s Feminist Voices website. (more…)

Why We Compete: A scientific looks at people’s obsessions with besting their peers

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Why We Compete: A scientific looks at people’s obsessions with besting their peers by Matthew Hutson in the Atlantic Magazine  in the October 2015 Issue.

Paul Mosher and the Founding of PEP

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Paul Mosher on the Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (PEP) website.

Click Here to Read: Confidentiality and Its Discontents: Dilemmas of Privacy in Psychotherapy (Psychoanalytic Interventions) 1st Edition by Paul Mosher and Jeffrey Berman (Author) on Amazon.com

Social Work Saturday: Dorothy Day

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Dorothy Day on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton: Pope gives nod to two controversial CatholicsBy Moni Basu and Jessica Ravitz, on the CNN website on September 25, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Dorothy Day: Biography Religious Figure, Editor, Women’s Rights Activist, Anti-War Activist, Journalist (1897–1980) on the bio.com website.

Click Here to Read: In Hero of the Catholic Left, a Conservative Cardinal Sees a Saint By Sharon Otterman in The New York Times on November 26, 2012. (more…)

Austrian shepherd sings Yiddish folk songs with Syrian refugees while driving them out of Hungary

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

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Click Here to View:  Austrian shepherd sings Yiddish folk songs with Syrian refugees while driving them out of Hungary By Elton Hobson on the Global News website on September 22, 2015.

Hajj disaster: Are large crowds inherently dangerous?

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Hajj disaster: Are large crowds inherently dangerous? By Monte Morin in the Los Angeles Times on September 24, 2015.

Saudi emergency personnel stand near bodies of Hajj pilgrims at the site where at least 717 were killed and hundreds injured in a stampede in Mina. (STR / AFP/Getty Images)

Yogi Berra, Yankee Who Built His Stardom 90 Percent on Skill and Half on Wit, Dies at 90

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Yogi Berra, Yankee Who Built His Stardom 90 Percent on Skill and Half on Wit, Dies at 90
By Bruce Weber in The New York Times on September 23, 2015.

Why did Argentina Accept Nazi War Criminals After World War Two?

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Why did Argentina Accept Nazi War Criminals After World War Two? Thousands of Nazis Welcomed by the Peron Government on the About Education website.

Psychology Sunday: Jerome Bruner: Today is his 100th Birthday

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Jerome Bruner (1915 – ) Constructivism & Discovery Learning on the Learning Theories website.

Click Here to Read:  How to Master the Art of “Effective Surprise” and the 6 Essential Conditions for Creativity by Maria Popova “Passion, like discriminating taste, grows on its use. You more likely act yourself into feeling than feel yourself into action.”

99 Homes’ director Ramin Bahrani: “The villain is the system”

Friday, September 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: 99 Homes’ director Ramin Bahrani: “The villain is the system” By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on September 23, 2015.

American Institute for Psychoanalysis Ghuangzou campus

Friday, September 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: [Mangrove] American Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis Honeywell years psychodynamic psychotherapy training program American Institute for Psychoanalysis Ghuangzou campus on 2015-09-25. This article is in Chinese.  Here is the translation:  The Mangrove Psychology Center was established in 2006 to provide professional treatment and training. For the last decade, it has developed into the premier (more…)

30 charts and maps that explain China today

Friday, September 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: 30 charts and maps that explain China today:  China’s mind-boggling size, economy and history, visualized by Ana Swanson in The Washington Post on September 24, 2015.

The Etrog: Fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon

Friday, September 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Etrog: Fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Sukkot, in a new English translation by Jeffrey Saks By S. Y. Agnon

Japan Seeks UN Recognition of ‘Japanese Schindler’

Friday, September 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Japan Seeks UN Recognition of ‘Japanese Schindler’ on the Behind the News Website.

In Austria, a Jewish sheep breeder shepherds Syrian refugees

Friday, September 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: In Austria, a Jewish sheep breeder shepherds Syrian refugees by Cnaan Liphshitz in The Times of Israel of September 24, 2015.

Two great stories about the many hidden companies collecting health data

Friday, September 25th, 2015

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Click Here to View:  Online Medical Searches May Be Sold to the Highest Bidder with Dr. Richard Besser on the A Breaking News website on September 22, 2015.

Click Here to Read: The Pitfalls of Health-Care Companies’ Addiction to Big Data: Electronic health records are easier to share, and that could be a problem by Jordan Robertson on the Bloomberg Business website on September 23, 2015.