Archive for December, 2016
Click Here to Read: The GRU: Putin’s No-Longer-So-Secret Weapon: Long regarded as the understudy of the infamous KGB and its successor services, Russian military intelligence is now front and center in the Moscow-Washington showdown by Michael Weiss on the Daily Beast website on December 31, 2016.
I am very pleased to announce the launching of a new Journal: JASPER
JOURNAL for the ADVANCEMENT of SCIENTIFIC PSYCHOANALYTIC EMPIRICAL RESEARCH
It is edited by Burton Seitler and will be published by IPBooks
Click Here to Subscribe: to the JASPER journal
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Editors, Burton N. Seitler, Ph.D. and Grace E. Jackson, M.D. and our Publishers, SInternational Psychoanalytic Books (aka IPBooks.net) would like to officially announce that the Journal for the Advancement of Scientific Psychoanalytic Empirical Research (J.A.S.P.E.R.) will become available to both professionals and the public on or about March, 2017. For a journal of this kind to succeed it will need all of our concerted efforts, expertise, dedication, and commitment. We will need followers who believe that the time has come for psychoanalysis to have one journal whose sole purpose is to provide a home for quality research and one roof under which scientific (more…)
Click Here to Read: When Women Run Companies: What happens to employees under female leadership? by Alana Semuels in The Atlantic Monthly on December 27, 2016.
Click Here to Read: 70 years ago: Sigmund Freud’s Journey into Exile by Roland Kaufhold and Hans-Jürgen Wirth on the Hagalil website.
Foto: © Archive S. Fischer Verlag
Click Here to Read: The Psychological Research That Helps Explain the Election By Maria Konnikova in The New Yorker on December 25, 2016.
PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK WALLHEISER / GETTY
Click Here to Read: The Silent Hero on the Accidental Talmudist website on December 24, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Carrie Fisher’s Honesty With Mental Illness Inspired ‘#InHonorOfCarrie’ Social Media Movement: “I wanted to do something that wasn’t about [Fisher] being beautiful or a sex symbol,” said Julie DiCaro, who began the hashtag by Vikram Murthi on the Indie Wire website on December 28, 2016.
Click Here to Read: This Is Exactly Why Carrie Fisher Was A Hero In The Mental Health Community by Adam Maidment on Elite Daily on Facebook on December 28, 2016.
Click Here to Read: Henrik Ibsen on Wikipedia.
Click Here to Read: Hedda Gabler: monster or philosopher? by Paul Levy on his Plain English website on December 14, 2016.
Click Here to Read: Ibsen’s Life on the Shakespeare Theatre.org website.
Click Here to Read: Flyer for the AAPCSW Mind and Milieu Conference In Baltimore, MD on March 23-26, 2917.
Click Here to Read: Lin-Manuel Miranda on President Trump: ‘I Know What I’m Going to Fight for in the Years to Come’: The lyrical genius reflects on his huge year, including his Oscar-worthy tunes in ‘Moana,’ the otherworldly success of ‘Hamilton,’ and his show’s message to VP-elect Mike Pence by Marlow Stern on the Daily Beast website on December 27, 2016.
Click Here to Read: Freud, Trump, and the national id by Matthew Whoolery on the Standard Journal website on December 26, 2016.
Click Here to Read: The Power of Concentration By Maria Konnikova in The New York Times on December 15, 2012.
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Click Here to Read: Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle: Will Self takes a walk through the banlieues of Paris and is astonished by the prescience of Debord’s 1967 masterpiece, which so accurately describes ‘the shit we’re in’ by Will Self on the Guardian website on November 14, 2013.
‘What other text from the 60s so accurately describes the shit we’re in?’ – Will Self on Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle. Photograph: Situationist International
Click Here to Read: The Shame of Aleppo by Bernard-Henri Lévy on the Algemeiner website on December 25, 2016.
Children in Aleppo during the bloody Syrian civil war. Photo: UN.
Click Here to Read: Rogue One: Does it really “stand alone”? By Matthew MacEgan on the World Socialist Web Site on December 21, 2016.
Click Here to Read: Review: ‘Rogue One’ Leaves ‘Star Wars’ Fans Wanting More and Less By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on December 13, 2016.
Click Here to Read: Rogue One review: this is the first Star Wars movie to acknowledge the whole franchise is about war: It’s often incoherent and messy. But it’s also beautiful and has a strong central theme by Todd Van Der Werff on the Vox.com website on Dec 18, 2016.
Click Here to Read: Will smartphone apps take over the role of your mental therapist? The habitual reliance on smart phone technologies are enabling mental health apps to bloom. Will they meet their aim without causing harm? By David Ireland and Dana Bradford in The Indian Economist on December 26, 2016.
ILLUSTRATION: ROBERT NEUBECKER
Hannah Arendt on Loneliness as the Common Ground for Terror and How Tyrannical Regimes Use Isolation as a Weapon of OppressionSunday, December 25th, 2016
Click Here to Read: Hannah Arendt on Loneliness as the Common Ground for Terror and How Tyrannical Regimes Use Isolation as a Weapon of Oppression by Maria Popova on the Brain Pickings website on December 20, 2016.
Click Here to Purchase: Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely Edited by Arlene Kramer Richards, Lucille Spira and Arthur A. Lynch on IPBooks.net
Click Here to Read: Robert Trivers on Wikipedia.
Click Here to Read: The Robert Trivers website.
Click Here to Read: Trivers’ Pursuit: Renegade scientist Robert Trivers is lauded as one of our greatest thinkers—despite irking academia with blunt talk and bad manners By Matthew Hutson on the Psychology Today website on January 5, 2016. (more…)