Archive for the 'General News' Category

Square Root of Kids’ Math Anxiety: Their Parents’ Help

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Square Root of Kids’ Math Anxiety: Their Parents’ Help By Jan Hoffman in The New York Times on August 24, 2015.

My Brain: The All-Hands Meeting

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: My Brain: The All-Hands Meeting by Hallie Canntor in The New Yorker in the August 24, 2015 Issue.

Freedom, Finally, After a Life in Prison

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Freedom, Finally, After a Life in Prison by Amy Linn in The New York Times on August 22, 2015.

Coaxing Children With Selective Mutism to Find Their Voices

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Coaxing Children With Selective Mutism to Find Their Voices By Catherine Saint Louis in The New York Times on August 17, 2015.

Elizabeth, 6, left, whispered to Liz Miguel, a counselor at a Florida International University program for children with selective mutism, an anxiety disorder.

Parapsychology: The rise and fall of paranormal experimentation

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Parapsychology: The rise and fall of paranormal experimentation: In the 1800s, giants of science were open-minded towards scientific paranormal research. What happened? by Alan Martin
20 Aug 2015

The Secret Jewish History of Napoleon Bonaparte

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Secret Jewish History of Napoleon Bonaparte by Benjamin Ivry on the Forward website on August 13, 2015.

Getting inside mind of Freud

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Getting inside mind of Freud by Jill Burgess on The Community News.au website on August 19, 2015.

Remembering the Night of the Murdered Soviet Yiddish Poets

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Remembering the Night of the Murdered Soviet Yiddish Poets by Masha Leon on the Forward Website on August 17, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Stalin and the Night of the Murdered Poets By Eli Kavon in the Jerusalem Post on August 11, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Night of the Murdered Poets Article on Wikipedia.

Click Here to View: Brokshtiker (Shards) by Peretz Markish on YouTube.

Image: Karen Leon

Expats meet Freud in BA

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Expats meet Freud in BA By Orlando Jenkinson in the Buenoes Aires Herald on August 17, 2015. Thousands enroll every year at the School of Psychology of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA)

Welcome to the social media election

Monday, August 17th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Welcome to the social media election by David McCabe on The Hill Website on August 17, 2015.

A Matter of Black Lives

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: A Matter of Black Lives: Since 1980, more than 260,000 black men have been killed in America. Mitch Landrieu, the mayor of New Orleans, is on a crusade to stop the killing by Jeffrey Goldberg in the Atlantic Monthly in the September 2014 issue.

Don’t Hit Send: Angry Emails Just Make You Angrier

Friday, August 14th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Don’t Hit Send: Angry Emails Just Make You Angrier: Venting is bad for us, research shows; It makes us angrier, and it is easier than ever to vent online and on social media by Elizabeth Bernstein in the Wall Street Journal on August 10, 2015.

Trumping Americans: The Strange, Irresistible Appeal of a Narcissistic Bloviator

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Trumping Americans: The Strange, Irresistible Appeal of a Narcissistic Bloviator by Peter Wolson on the Huffington Website on August 13, 2015.

Europe’s Deepest Debt

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Europe’s Deepest Debt by Roger Cohen in The New York Times on August 10, 2015.

Life’s Stories: How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human

Monday, August 10th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Life’s Stories: How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human by Julie Beck in The Atlantic Monthly on August 10, 2015.

Widespread Child Sexual Abuse Case Rocks Pakistan

Monday, August 10th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Widespread Child Sexual Abuse Case Rocks Pakistan By Waqar Gillani and Salman Masood In The New York Times on August 9, 2015.

Children who are said to have been abused hid their faces while their mothers were interviewed by a journalist in their village in Punjab Province on Sunday.

Medical Privacy under Threat in the Age of Big Data

Friday, August 7th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: 02 2015 Health Privacy Summit Deanna Fei posted by Deborah Peel on YouTube.

Click Here to Read:  Medical Privacy under Threat in the Age of Big Data by Farai Chideya on The Intercept website on August 6 2015.

Hiroshima By John Hersey

Friday, August 7th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Hiroshima By John Hersey in The New Yorker on August 31, 1946.

Will Psychoanalysis Evolve with a Changing World? Psychoanalysis 2.0

Friday, August 7th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Will Psychoanalysis Evolve with a Changing World? Psychoanalysis 2.0 by Jennifer Kunst Ph.D. on her Headshrinker’s Guide to the Galaxy blog on the Psychology Today blogs on August 05, 2015.

Aftermath

Friday, August 7th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Aftermath: In the months after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the U.S. government tried to cover up what it had done By Susan Southard in Lapham’s Quarterly August 05, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Nagasaki: The Last Bomb by Alex Wellerstein in the New York Times on August 7, 2015.

IMAGE:Aerial view of Nagasaki, 1946, eleven months after the dropping of the bomb. Library of Congress.