Archive for October, 2017

Voice-Only Communication Enhances Empathic Accuracy

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Voice-Only Communication Enhances Empathic Accuracy by Michael W. Kraus in the American Psychologist 2017, Vol. 72, No. 7, 644–654.

JerusaLand: An Insignificant Death by Nathan Szajnberg

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read: JerusaLand: An Insignificant Death By Nathan Szajnberg on Amazon.

Click Here to Read:  JerusaLand: An Insignificant Death By Nathan Szajnberg on Audible.

 

Sigmund Freud on the cover of Time magazine

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Sigmund Freud appeared on the cover of Time magazine for the first time. The accompanying article inside the magazine begins by informing the reader that two new translations of Sigmund Freud’s work could now be found on U. S. bookstalls; these being ‘Beyond the Pleasure Principle‘ and ‘Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego,’ and could be purchased for $1.50 and $2.00 respectively.  From the Psychology Blog website.

Donald Trump: Presidential Disability, Competence and The 25th Amendment

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Donald Trump: Presidential Disability, Competence and The 25th Amendment by Stephanie Brandt MD on the Medium website on May 7, 2017,

Exhibitions at the America Folk Art Museum

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Click Here to View:  Exhibitions at the America Folk Art Museum.

Who Knew Trump Would Be a Weak President?

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Who Knew Trump Would Be a Weak President? He campaigned with a lot of swagger. But his first nine months in office have been defined by indecision, vacillation, and a reluctance to call shots BY Elizazbeth Drew in The New Republic on October 26, 2017.

Philosophy Thursday: Michael Ruse

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Michael Ruse on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Articles by Michael Ruse on the Guardian Website on November 2, 2009.

Click Here to Read:  Does Evolution Explain Religious Beliefs? Interview with Michael Ruse by Gary Gutting in The New York Times on July 8, 2014.Here to Read:

Click Here to View: The Evolution Debate: It’s Not About Theology by Michael Ruse on YouTube. (more…)

Engulfed By Madness: Abnormal Times Defy Normal Explanations

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Engulfed By Madness: Abnormal Times Defy Normal Explanations by Ian Mitroff on the Huffington Post website on October 25,2017.

Philosophy Rebuts Key Barrier Between Science and Religion

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Philosophy Rebuts Key Barrier Between Science and Religion By M. Anthony Mills on the RealClearScience.com website on October 16, 2017.

Howard Stein: The social psychology of climate change denial

Thursday, October 26th, 2017


Click Here to Read: 
Howard Stein: The social psychology of climate change denial By Howard Stein on the Tulsa World website on October 24, 2017,

Writer’s Wedmesday: e e cummings

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  e e  cummings on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  e e  cummings on the poets.org website.

Click Here to Read: The Rebellion of E.E. Cummings: The poet’s artful reaction against his father–and his alma mater
by Adam Krirsch on the Harvard Magazine website in the MARCH-APRIL 2005.

Click Here to Read: A Lost E.E. Cummings Poem Discovered by James Dempsey on the Awl.com website on May 25, 2011. (more…)

The Peter Blos Clinical Fellowship in Psychoanalysis at NYPSI

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

THE PETER BLOS CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP IN PSYCHOANALYSIS
New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
The Blos Fellowship Includes the Following Benefits:
· $10,000 Stipend for each of two years
· Psychoanalytic training tuition for two years is covered separately
· The Blos fellow (must have MD, MSW, PhD, or PsyD) can be a current psychoanalytic candidate or can newly apply to the NYPSI Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Training Program
· Participation in individual clinical case supervision
· Development and mentorship of a research or clinical project, related to adolescent mental health / psychoanalysis
· Opportunity to present clinical or research work to a psychoanalytic audience (more…)

Netflix’s BoJack Horseman

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Season 3 of Netflix’s BoJack Horseman: Hollywoo(d) and mental illness By Josh Varlin on the World Socialist Web Site on August 15, 2016.

Click Here to Read:  Season 4 of Netflix’s BoJack Horseman: Social and individual psychology By Josh Varlin on the World Socialist Web Site on October 25, 2017.

When we cry: loss and Grief from a clinical, neurological and cultural perspective at WCSPP

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

2017 Annual Conference of The Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
When we cry: loss and Grief from a clinical, neurological and cultural perspective
5 CE hours

Keynote speakers
George Hagman, LCSW: “New Models of Bereavement Theory and Treatment”
Maggie Zellner, Ph.D, LP: “A Neurobiological Perspective on Loss and Grief”
Lama Zuhair Khouri, LMSW: “Can You See Me? The Interpellation of an Arab Immigrant” (more…)

Why Did Russian Jews Support The Bolshevik Revolution?

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Why Did Russian Jews Support The Bolshevik Revolution?: 100 years ago today the Bolsheviks seized power in Petrograd By Michael Stanislawski on the Tablet Website on October 24, 2017.

China Shuts Down Tens Of Thousands Of Factories In Widespread Pollution Crackdow

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  China Shuts Down Tens Of Thousands Of Factories In Widespread Pollution Crackdown by Trevor Nace , on the Forbes Magazine website on October 24, 2017.

The Anatomy of Betrayal: Some Thoughts on Trust and Betrayal. with Sheldon Bach at PPCS

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

PPSC is honoring Dr. Sheldon Bach with their Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday, November 3, 2017.
Dr. Bach will present  The Anatomy of Betrayal: Some Thoughts on Trust and Betrayal.

The presentation will be at The First Presbyterian Church of New York
(12 W. 12 St. at 5 Ave., NYC) from 6:30 to 9:30
(including wine and cheese reception),
2.5 CEU’s for LCSWs and LMSWs.

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/anatomy-of-betrayal-some-thoughts-on-trust-and-betrayal-tickets-36484735827

For more information contact PPSC@att.net.

Youth Pot Smoking and Psychosis: A Strong Link

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Link between Adolescent Pot Smoking and Psychosis Strengthens: Research presented at a Berlin psychiatric conference shows teenage cannabis use hastens onset of schizophrenia in vulnerable individuals By R. Douglas Fields on October 20, 2017    by R. Douglas Fields in the Scientific American on October 23, 2017.

Leo Hurwitz Filmography Tuesday: Leo Hurwitz’s Two Psychoanalyst Sisters: Marie H. Briehl and Rosetta Hurwitz: Pioneers in Child Psychoanalysis

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017


Click Here to Read:
  Leo Hurwitz’s Two Psychoanalyst Sisters: Marie H. Briehl and Rosetta Hurwitz: Pioneers in Child Psychoanalysis by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch website on October 23, 2017.

Movies Monday: The Big Sick

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Whose Life Is It Anyway?: Fear Of Breaking Old Rules Can Make You Sick Too Review of the Big Sick by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on October 9, 2017.

Click Here to Read: ‘The Big Sick’: A winning relationship comedy and major breakthrough for director Michael Showalter and co-writer/star Kumail Nanjiani By Geoff Berkshire on the Variety Website on January 20, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Review: In ‘The Big Sick,’ Comedy Is Hard, Love Harder Review of The Big Sick By Manhola Dargis in The NEw York Times on June 22, 2017. (more…)