Archive for December, 2016

New From IPBooks: Coming Soon!

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

 

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 GRU: Putin’s No-Longer-So-Secret Weapon

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

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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.

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The Selected Papers of Arnold Richards, Volumes 1 and 2

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Click Here to Read: Table of Contents of Psychoanalysis: Perspectives on a Thought Collective More Selected papers by Arnold Richards, Volume 2.

Click Here to Read about and Purchase:  Psychoanalysis: Critical Conversations: Selected papers by Arnold Richards Volume I.

JASPER Journal Announcement

Saturday, December 31st, 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…)

When Women Run Companies

Friday, December 30th, 2016

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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.

70 years ago: Sigmund Freud’s Journey into Exile

Friday, December 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  70 years ago: Sigmund Freud’s Journey into Exile by Roland Kaufhold and Hans-Jürgen Wirth on the Hagalil website.

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The Psychological Research That Helps Explain the Election

Friday, December 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Psychological Research That Helps Explain the Election By Maria Konnikova in The New Yorker on December 25, 2016.

Research on psychological concepts like “cultural tightness” and “optimism bias” offers insight into the rise of Donald Trump.

PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK WALLHEISER / GETTY

The Silent Hero

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Silent Hero on the Accidental Talmudist website on December 24, 2015.

Carrie Fisher’s Honesty With Mental Illness Inspired ‘#InHonorOfCarrie’ Social Media Movement

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

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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.

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Writer’s Wednesday: Henrik Ibsen

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

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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:  Henrik Ibsen Articles in The New York Times. (more…)

AAPCSW Mind and Milieu Conference

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Flyer for the AAPCSW Mind and Milieu Conference In Baltimore, MD on March 23-26, 2917.

Lin-Manuel Miranda on President Trump

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

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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.

Freud, Trump, and the national id

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Freud, Trump, and the national id by Matthew Whoolery on the Standard Journal website on December 26, 2016.

The Power of Concentration

Monday, December 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Power of Concentration By Maria Konnikova in The New York Times on December 15, 2012.

A drawing of Sherlock Holmes by Sidney Paget from 1891 in The Strand Magazine.CreditTime Life Pictures/Mansell via Getty Images

Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle

Monday, December 26th, 2016

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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

The Shame of Aleppo

Monday, December 26th, 2016

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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.

Movie Monday: Rogue One

Monday, December 26th, 2016

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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: The 5 Biggest Problems With ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ by Erik Kain on the Forbes Magazine website on December 17, 2016. (more…)

Will smartphone apps take over the role of your mental therapist?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

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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.

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Hannah Arendt on Loneliness as the Common Ground for Terror and How Tyrannical Regimes Use Isolation as a Weapon of Oppression

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

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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

Psychology Sunday: Robert Trivers

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

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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…)