Archive for the 'General News' Category

Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

EarthdayGarbageClick Here to Read:  Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event by John Roach in National Geographic on April 21, 2014.

Aflac employees pick through garbage bags in search of recyclable plastic, aluminum, and cardboard for Earth Day 2013. PHOTOGRAPH BY AFLAC VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine” By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on April 22,  2014.

Nearly Half Of All Jailed Youths In New York City Have Brain Injury

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Nearly Half Of All Jailed Youths In New York City Have Brain Injury By Jake Pearson on the Huffington Post website on April 18, 2014.

Is Hookup Regret More Common in Women?

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Is Hookup Regret More Common in Women? The better the sex, the less regret by Susan Kolod, Ph.D on the Contemporary Psychoanalysis Blog on the Psychology Today blogs o April 19, 2014.

‘Downton Abbey’ Producer Develops Sigmund Freud Crime Drama Series

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  ‘Downton Abbey’ Producer Develops Sigmund Freud Crime Drama Series by  Leo Barraclough on the Variety website on April 16, 2014.

Shellburne Thurber’s images of consulting rooms

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Shellburne Thurber’s images of consulting rooms By Antonia Macaro and Julian Baggini in The Financial Times Magazine on April 18, 2014. When it comes to consulting rooms, psychoanalysts are supposed to provide a ‘blank canvas’. Yet the reality is they are rooms full of useful insights.

Buenos Aires: analyst’s office with television and picture of Sigmund Freud.

CIA torture architect breaks silence to defend ‘enhanced interrogation’

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  CIA torture architect breaks silence to defend ‘enhanced interrogation’ by Jason Leopold on The Guardian website April 18, 2014.

Mitchell insists the torture techniques he developed had produced results, and is dismissive of critics of the CIA program. Photograph: US Department of Defense/AP

The Antidepressant Generation

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Antidepressant Generation By Doris  Iarovici  in The New York Times on  April 17, 2014.

How the President Got to ‘I Do’ on Same-Sex Marriage

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How the President Got to ‘I Do’ on Same-Sex Marriage By Jo Becker in The New York Times on April 16, 2014.

Photo illustration by Daan Brand for The New York Times. Obama: Mark Wilson/Getty Images. 

Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine by Oren Dorell on the USA TODAY website on  April 17, 2014.

How the Depression Blinded American Jews to Their German Relatives’ Pleas for Help In 1936

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   How the Depression Blinded American Jews to Their German Relatives’ Pleas for Help In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate By Charlotte Bonelli| on the Tablet website on April 17, 2014.

Luzie Hatch with her stepmother Helene in Berlin. (Courtesy of Ralph Hatch)

A Son’s Deafness Prompts a Scientific Journey

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: A Son’s Deafness Prompts a Scientific Journey By Kathierine  Bouton in The New York Times on April 14, 2014.

Lydia Denworth and her son Alex at home in Brooklyn. His deafness was not discovered until relatively late, age 2. Credit Michael Nagle for The New York Times

Conference investigates faith, psychotherapy link

Monday, April 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Conference investigates faith, psychotherapy link  By Peter Smith  on the  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website on April 13, 2014.

Raising a Moral Child

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Raising a Moral Child By Adam Grant in The New York Times on April 11, 2014.

Meeting the Needs of the Power Structure

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Meeting the Needs of the Power Structure By Bruce E. Levinon the Occupy Times website. 

Tragic Trends in the Treatment of Addictive Illness

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Tragic Trends in the Treatment of Addictive Illness by By Edward J. Khantzian, MD in The Psychiatric News on March 18, 2014.

‘Mad Men’ Season 7: Anxiety rides the red-eye

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  ‘Mad Men’ Season 7: Anxiety rides the red-eye by By Hank Stuever in The Washington Post on  April 11, 2014.

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MH370 and the black box of the mind

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  MH370 and the black box of the mind  Psychoanalyst Josh Cohen on the flight recorder as a potent image of our helpless relationship to the world and to ourselves by Josh Cohen on the Guardian website on April 11, 2014.

Heartbleed: How and Why to Change Your Passwords Today

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Heartbleed: How and Why to Change Your Passwords Today by Geoffrey A. Fowler  in The Wall Street Journal on April 9, 2014.

You know how you’ve been meaning to update your passwords? Today’s really the day to do it.

Intersection

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Intersection: Quarterly Newsletter of the Institute for Social Psychohistory.