Archive for the 'General News' Category

4-Year-Olds Don’t Act Like Trump

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  4-Year-Olds Don’t Act Like Trump By Alison Gopnick in The New York Times on May 20, 2017.

President Trump at the White House Easter egg roll in April. CreditChip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Of Mice and Mindfulness

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Of Mice and Mindfulness By Gretchen Reynolds in The New York Times on MAY 18, 2017.

lustration by Renaud Vigourt

 

I wrote ‘The Art of the Deal’ with Trump. His self-sabotage is rooted in his past

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  I wrote ‘The Art of the Deal’ with Trump. His self-sabotage is rooted in his past The president’s behavior, explained By Tony Schwartz in The Washington Post on May 16, 2017.

President Trump’s behavior hasn’t changed in decades. It probably never will. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

A Suicide Therapist’s Secret Past

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Suicide Therapist’s Secret Past By Stacey Freedenthal in The New York Times on May 11, 2017.

Jon Krause

Judges don’t need to be Freud to understand Trump’s reason for travel ban, Hawaii argues

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Judges don’t need to be Freud to understand Trump’s reason for travel ban, Hawaii argues by Ryan Lovelace in the Washington Examiner on May 15, 2017.

Season 6 of HBO’s Girls: Ending with a whimper

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Season 6 of HBO’s Girls: Ending with a whimper By Ed Hightower on the World Socialist Web Site on May 15, 2017.

Happy Mother’s Day

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis: Listening to Understand by Arlene Kramer Richards

Click Here to Read:  Beginning to Grow: Five Studies by  Sylvia Brody

Click Here to Read: One married his mother, the other killed her father: The Freudian French presidential race by Olivia Goldhill on the qz.con website on April 29, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Prince Harry Says He Sought Counseling Over His Mother’s Death By Hannah Olivennes in The New York Times on April 17, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta: A mother and daughter … and what else? By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on February 16, 2017. (more…)

How Untreated Depression Contributes to the Opioid Epidemic

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   How Untreated Depression Contributes to the Opioid Epidemic: Research suggests some are seeking out painkillers when what they really need is Prozac by Olga Khazan in The Atlantic Monthly on May 15, 2017,

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Why Czeslaw Milosz Still Matters

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Why Czeslaw Milosz Still Matters By Andrej Franasze in The New York Times on May 15, 2017.

Members of the Kennedy family, including Ethel and Edward, applaud as the writer Czeslaw Milosz accepts the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award for fellow Polish activists Zbigniew Bujak and Adam Michnick, in 1986. CreditBettman, via Getty Images

Protecting Your Digital Life in 8 Easy Steps

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Protecting Your Digital Life in 8 Easy Steps By Jonah Engel Bromwich in The New York Times on November 16, 2016.

CreditGeorge Etheredge for The New York Times

Dr. Donald and Mr. Trump

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Dr. Donald and Mr. Trump by Avner Falk on his website.

Are Therapy Apps The Secret To Better Mental Health?

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Are Therapy Apps The Secret To Better Mental Health? They’re like having a therapist in your pocket by Emma Norris on the Sportluxe.com website on May 10, 2017.

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13 Reasons Why: The unhappiness of youth

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read: 13 Reasons Why: The unhappiness of youth By Genevieve Leigh on the World Socialist Web Site on May 10, 2017.

Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford in 13 Reasons

From Bill Maher to Sigmund Freud: A Very Unfunny Look at the Enduring Politics of Hate

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read: From Bill Maher to Sigmund Freud: A Very Unfunny Look at the Enduring Politics of Hate by Bill Blum on the Huffington Post website on May 8, 2017.

The Octopus, a Motif of Evil in Historical Propaganda Maps

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Octopus, a Motif of Evil in Historical Propaganda Maps: Since the 19th century, the motif of an octopus on propaganda maps has represented the inhuman spread of evil, its tentacles grasping for land and power by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on May 7, 2017.

Complexity and Emergence II: Visions of Cosmic Order, from Particles to People at the Helix Center

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

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Complexity and Emergence II: Visions of Cosmic Order, from Particles to People 2:30 pm on Saturday, May 20th, 2017

What principles of order underlie the ascent of complexity, from the simplest particles of physics heralding the birth of the universe, through biological forms, to the achievements of civilization? Has a recurrent theme of combination and integration led to multiple fundamental levels from quarks to culture? What do we learn from the ongoing creative process in the sophistication that has arisen in this journey of the universe? Can we trace back human culture and consciousness through a series relationships and things that were innovative at their time of emergence? Our roundtable will explore these and other visions of cosmic order.

2:30 pm on Saturday, May 20th, 2017  Notes:No registration required Entry is free and open to the public Roundtables begin at 2:30pm (more…)

Veteran Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst Francis D. Baudry, MD,

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Veteran Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst Francis D. Baudry, MD, is to be Recognized as a 2017 Top Doctor in New York, New York on the PR News website on May 8th, 2017.

Menninger leaves lasting mark on Topeka

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Menninger leaves lasting mark on Topeka By Michael Hooper in The Capital-Journal on October 8, 2017.

Anna Freud, a psychoanlaytic and the daughter of the father of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud, was the Sloan Visiting Professor at the Menninger Foundation in 1962. Here, she meets Bob Menniger, left and Karl Menninger.

The psychology of rape through the lens of Nirbhaya

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The psychology of rape through the lens of Nirbhaya by Rema Rajeshwari in Khaki Dairies on the Times of India blog on May 7, 2017.

Is Psychiatry Partisan?

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Is Psychiatry Partisan? A debate on the nature of expertise in mental health could decide three people’s lives, and many more to come by Sjames Hamblin in the Atlantic Monthly on May 5, 2017.
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