Archive for September, 2016

Available now from IPBooks: Spaldeen: Poems by Henry M. Seiden

Friday, September 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Purchase and Read About: Available now from IPBooks: Spaldeen: Poems by Henry M. Seiden.

About the author:
Henry M. Seiden is a poet and a psychologist and psychoanalyst who practices in Forest Hills, New York.  His most recent book is The Motive for Metaphor: brief essays on poetry and psychoanalysis (Karnac).

Praise for Spaldeen

In Henry Seiden’s Spaldeen with its deliciously homely title, humor (witty and sometimes even groan-worthy), heartache, exhilaration, and generous insights take their turns and have their way (more…)

Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Found by Italy Anti-Mafia Police

Friday, September 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View:  Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Found by Italy Anti-Mafia Police by Alastair Jamieson on the NBC News Website on September 30, 2016.

Philosophy Thursday: Roger Penrose

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Roger Penrose on Wikipedia.

Click Here to View:  Sir Roger Penrose — The quantum nature of consciousness on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Discovery of Quantum Vibrations in “Microtubules” Inside Brain Neurons Corroborates Controversial 20-Year-Old Theory of Consciousness on the Elsevier website on January 16, 2014. (more…)

Books In Production from IPBooks

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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A Brief Introduction to Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalysis And His Enduring Legacy by Sander Abend
Click Here to Read About This Book on InternationalPsychoanalysis.net

From Cradle To Couch: Essays in Honor of the Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology of Sylvia Brody edited by Burton V. Seitler and Kim S. Kleinman
Click Here to Read About This Book on IPBooks.net (more…)

The Chosen, on Trotsky, and other political subjects

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Chosen, on Trotsky, and other political subjects by David Walsh on the World Socialist Web site on September 29, 2016.

In ‘Hitler,’ an Ascent From ‘Dunderhead’ to Demagogue

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: In ‘Hitler,’ an Ascent From ‘Dunderhead’ to Demagogue By Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times on September 27, 2016.

New York : A city psycho-analyzed

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: New York : A city psycho-analyzed by Jean-Baptiste Mauvais.

Clint Eastwood’s Sully: The “Miracle on the Hudson” dramatized

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Clint Eastwood’s Sully: The “Miracle on the Hudson” dramatized By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on September 28, 2016.

Aaron Eckhart and Tom Hanks in Sully

Transgender Identities Coference at IPTAR

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

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Transgender identities have arrived, both upon the national cultural stage as well as within the more intimate context of the consulting room. Psychoanalysts, in response to this arrival, find themselves facing yet another controversy that calls into question apparently foundational notions about gender and embodiment.

When it comes to transgender identities, what kind of a controversy are we dealing with? On the one hand, there are those who view the gender binary of female/male as inherently repressive. Psychoanalysis, from this perspective, should be on the side of innumerable subversive gender performances, in which any norm related to gender or sexuality is resoundingly questioned in the service of some kind of transformative overcoming. On the other hand, there are those who argue that
transgender phenomena are inevitably symptomatic manifestations of psychopathology, usually of the more severe types such as borderline, psychotic or perverse. The transgender individual, from this perspective, would be conceptualized in terms of the power of unconscious, omnipotent fantasy to disavow the difference between the sexes—a disavowal that sometimes involves a demand for surgical interventions. (more…)

Defying Trauma Through Creative Action with Spyros D. Orfanos & Sophia Richman at AIP Cancelled

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED. All paid registrations will be fully refunded. THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS
Established in 1941
CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM
329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065 — (212) 838-8044 — aipkh@aol.com

DEFYING TRAUMA THROUGH CREATIVE ACTION
Topic: trauma and creativity (therapeutic action of the creative process)
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016 Time: 10:00 am—3:00 pm
Contact Hours: 4
Presenters: Spyros D. Orfanos, Ph.D. & Sophia Richman, Ph.D
Location: American Institute for Psychoanalysis, 329 E 62nd St, Rm: Auditorium

Movies Monday: Hotel Terminus

Monday, September 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie Movie Reviewed by Roger Ebert on the RogerEbert Reviews.com website on November 11, 1988.

Click Here to Read: Film Festival: The ‘Butcher of Lyons’ Is Himself Picked Apart By Vincent Canby in The New York Times on October 6, 1988. (more…)

Neuroscience study supports 200-year old art theory

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Neuroscience study supports 200-year old art theory on the Science Daily website on September 18, 2016.

NFL medical adviser discusses league’s plans for new neuroscience research

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Q&A: NFL medical adviser discusses league’s plans for new neuroscience research By Meredith Wadman on the Science Magazine website on September 19, 2016.

The repetitive head trauma that is common in professional football is a risk factor for the degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Psychology Sunday: Heinz Ansbacher

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Heinz Annsbacher on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Heinz Ansbacher, 101, Adlerian Psychology Expert, Dies By Holcomb B. Noble in The New York Times on June 24, 2006

Click Here to Read:  Heinz Ansbacher on the University of Vermont Website.

Click Here to Read: Bob Bartholow Interview with Heinz Ansbacher in 1994 on YouTube. (more…)

Society Saturday: Australian Psychoanalytical Society: APAS

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Australian Psychoanalytical Society: APAS website.

Click Here to Read: psychoanalysis ♦ downunder: the online journal of the australian psychoanalytical society website.

Click Here to View: Australian Psychoanalytical Society Channel on YouTube.

Neuroscientists Receive Grant from NIMH to Develop State-of-the-art Genome Engineering Technologies

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Neuroscientists Receive Grant from NIMH to Develop State-of-the-art Genome Engineering Technologies on the News Wire.com Website on September 19, 2016.

The Kavli Foundation Commends the Establishment of an International Brain Initiative

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Kavli Foundation Commends the Establishment of an International Brain Initiative: Global coordination and collaboration among large-scale brain research projects will accelerate progress toward understanding and treating the brain on the News Wire.com website on September 19, 2016

Finding your way around in an uncertain world

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Finding your way around in an uncertain world on the Science News website on September 19, 2016.

Prof. Bernd Kuhn, Dr. Akihiro Funamizu and Prof. Kenji Doya.

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Upcoming Round Tables on on the Helix Center Website.

A Mind of One’s Own with Robert Caper at CFS

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

A Mind of One’s Own
One-Session Program (3 Contact Hours)
Presenter: Robert Caper, MD
Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Location: Mt. Sinai, Goldwurm Auditorium, Madison Ave @ 98th St., NYC

In the transference, the patient unconsciously identifies the analyst with what he has projected into him, creating what Strachey called an external phantasy object. In the intimate rapport of the analytic session, the analyst tends to identify with these projections as well, which brings him into a relationship with the patient that complements the patient’s transference relationship (more…)