Archive for December, 2017

Psychology Sunday: Leta Stetter Hollingworth

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read: Leta Stetter Hollingworth on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Leta Hollingworth on Psychology’s Feminist Voices website.

Click Here to Read:   The Pioneering Work of Leta Hollingworth in the Psychology of Women Full Citation: Ludy T Benjamin, Jr., “The Pioneering Work of Leta Hollingworth in the Psychology of Women,” Nebraska History 56 (1975): 493-505.

Click Here to Read:  Variability as Related to Sex Differences in Achievment: A Crituque by Leta Stetter Hollingworth (1914)
New York City First published in American Journal of Sociology, 19, 510-530.

Click Here to Read: Leta Stetter Hollingworth (1886-1939) Educational Psychologist on the Human Intelligence website.

Click Here to View:  Leta Stetter Hollingworth on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Other Posts on Psychology Sunday on this website.

 

Psychoanalysis? Is That Still Around? Yes. I am a psychoanalyst, and I am here to help

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Psychoanalysis? Is That Still Around? Yes. I am a psychoanalyst, and I am here to help by Jane Hall, CSW, FIPA on the American Psychoanalytic Association Psychoanalysis Unplugged blog on the Psychology Today blogs on May 05, 2017.

A Cleveland Son’s Debt to Anny Katan and Sigmund Freud

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Cleveland Son’s Debt to Anny Katan and Sigmund Freud by Austin Ratner on the Forward website on February 16, 2015.

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Incoherent, authoritarian, uninformed: Trump’s New York Times interview is a scary read

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Incoherent, authoritarian, uninformed: Trump’s New York Times interview is a scary read: The president of the United States is not well By Ezra Klein on the Vox website on December 29, 2017.

Donald Trump by Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Do Blind People See in Their Dreams?

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Do Blind People See in Their Dreams?   A recent paper looks at visual activity in blind subjects’ dreams
by Michelle Carr Ph.D. on her Dream Factory blog on the Psychology Today blogs on December 28, 2017.

Helen Keller.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Does the Brain Need Dreaming to Unlearn?

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Does the Brain Need Dreaming to Unlearn? An offline ‘dreaming’ phase enhances learning in an artificial neural netwok by Michelle Carr Ph.D. on her Dream Factory blog on the Psychology Today blogs on December 29, 2017.

LobesCapts by Sebastian023 Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Challenging Relational Psychoanalysis: A Reply to My Critics by Jon Mills

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Challenging Relational Psychoanalysis: A Reply to My Critics by Jon Mills in Psychoanalytic Perspectives Volume 15, 2018 – Issue 1 Pages 2-9 Published online: 21 Dec 2017.

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:  Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder on the CBS News Website December 27, 2017.

What We Mean When We Say Evidence-Based Medicine

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  What We Mean When We Say Evidence-Based Medicine: People understand different things by this term, and the arguments don’t divide along predictable partisan lines, either By Aaron E. Carroll on the NBC website on December 27, 2017.

Philosophy Thursday: Nancy Cartwright

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Nancy Cartwright on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: LSE Philosophy: Nancy Cartwright on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Nancy Cartwright’s Philosophy of Science by Stephan Hartmann, Carl Hoefer, and Luc Bovens (eds.)Reviewed by Mathias Frisch on the Notre Dame Philosophy of Science website.

Click Here to Read: 13 For Fundamentalism by Carl Hoefer from Nancy Cartright’s Philosophy of Science. (more…)

President Trump’s Mental Health — Is It Morally Permissible for Psychiatrists to Comment?

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read: President Trump’s Mental Health — Is It Morally Permissible for Psychiatrists to Comment?  by Claire Pouncey, M.D., Ph.D. in the New England Journal of Medicine on December 27, 2017.

Robert Holt’s Birthday: December 27, 1917

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Click Here to View:  Birthday Book for Robert Holt including letters, reminiscences, and photos of Robert Holt.

Click Here to Purchase:  The Rapaport Holt Correspondence from IPBooks.net

Some Complications in Treating Bad Fathers with Asher Kahn at MITPP

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

The Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, The Metropolitan Center for Mental Health and
The Metropolitan Society of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists Invite you to a Scientific Meeting
Friday, February 2, 2018 – 7:30 PM,
SOME COMPLICATIONS IN TREATING BAD FATHERS
PRESENTER: ASHER KAHN, Ph.D.

Working with fathers can be rewarding, fascinating, and challenging, particularly when they present as “bad fathers.” Within the dynamic makeup of these patients, there are some common threads. They can present as abusive, authoritarian, and bullying while, at the same time, they experience a deep and pervasive need for tenderness, understanding and love.

Dr. Kahn will share his work with patients who fit this category. He will discuss the challenges, and struggles with the clinical, transferential and counter-transferential dilemmas they present, such as: How can a therapist interact with these seemingly opposite (more…)

Loneliness can damage health, triggering inflammation and neurological changes

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Loneliness can damage health, triggering inflammation and neurological changes By Erin Blakemore in the Washington Post on December 18, 2017.

Click Here to Purchase:  Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely edited by Arlene Kramer Richards, Lucille Spira and Arthur A. Lynch on IPBooks.net

The Four Biggest Mental Health Myths Of 2017 Debunked

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Four Biggest Mental Health Myths Of 2017 Debunked by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on December 27, 2017.

Artists Build a Holocaust Memorial Beside Far-Right German Politician’s House

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Artists Build a Holocaust Memorial Beside Far-Right German Politician’s House: In response to comments made by a senior member of the Alternative for Germany party about Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial, the artist collective Center for Political Beauty built a replica of it in the politician’s hometown by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on December 26, 2017.

Berlin Holocaust by Museum Mary-Grace Blaha Schexnayder. Public Domain Via Wikimedia Commons.

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How former Nazi official Reinhard Gehlen erected a state within a state in post-war Germany

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  How former Nazi official Reinhard Gehlen erected a state within a state in post-war Germany By Wolfgang Weber on the World Socialist Web Site on December 27, 2017.

BND Logo.  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Tinder, dating and sex in Saudi Arabia — where love is a ‘sin’

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Tinder, dating and sex in Saudi Arabia — where love is a ‘sin’ by F. Brinley Bruton on NBC News.com website on December 22, 2017.

A veiled Egyptian woman riding a horse in Giza, which is near Cairo by MezzoMezzo. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Vienna finally gets its own Freud statue, via Swiss Cottage

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Vienna finally gets its own Freud statue, via Swiss Cottage on the etcetera website on December 21, 2017.

Statue of Sigmund Freud in London, with the Tavistock Clinic in the background.Photograph by Mike Peel (www.mikepeel.net). Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

The Cleverness of Joseph Stalin

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Cleverness of Joseph Stalin by Richard Pipes on The New York Review of Books in the November 20, 2014 Issue.