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Torture, Psychology, and Daniel Inouye: The True Story Behind Psychology’s Role in Torture

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Torture, Psychology, and Daniel Inouye: The True Story Behind Psychology’s Role in Torture by Bryant Welch on the Huffington Post website On July 17, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Torture, Fear, and American Psychology: An Insider’s Perspective on the Debacle Within the APA by Bryant Welch on the Huffington Post website On December 29, 2014.

Psychologist Implicated in APA’s Torture Report Resigns Academic Post

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Psychologist Implicated in APA’s Torture Report Resigns Academic Post by Tom Bartlett on the Chronicle of Higher Education website on July 21, 2015.

Remains of 86 Holocaust Victims Found in Strasbourg Lab

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Remains of 86 Holocaust Victims Found in Strasbourg Lab: Discovery comes via investigation into the crimes of Nazi medical experimenter, August Hirt By Jonathan Zalman on the Tablet Website on July 20, 2015.

In Chattanooga, a Young Man in a Downward Spiral

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: In Chattanooga, a Young Man in a Downward Spiral By Manny Fernandez, Alan Blinder, Eric Schmitt and Richard Pérez-Peña in The New York Times on July 20, 2015.

Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, seen in a photo obtained by The New York Times, opened fire on servicemen at two locations in Chattanooga, Tenn

Today at Congress: Wednesday Highlights

Monday, July 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Today at Congress: Wednesday Highlights.

Germanwings Crash: Pilots Should Face Mental Health Tests, Experts Say

Monday, July 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View: Germanwings Crash: Pilots Should Face Mental Health Tests, Experts Say by Alastair Jamieson in the NBC News website on July 17, 2015.

Anton-Gilfoyle Letter

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Anton-Gilfoyle Letter by Frank Summers, Richard Reichbart, & Stuart Pizer and signed  The Division 39 of the APA’s Board.

Philip Zimbardo Thinks We All Can Be Evil

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Philip Zimbardo Thinks We All Can Be Evil interview by Jon Ronson in The New York Times Magazine on July 16, 2015.

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The Horrifying New Holocaust Discoveries

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Horrifying New Holocaust Discoveries on the Virtual Jerusalem Website on October 16, 2013.

The Anxious Americans

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Anxious Americans by T. M. Luhrmann in The New York Times on July 18, 2015.

All too human: in pop culture’s robot revolution, familiarity breeds revulsion

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: All too human: in pop culture’s robot revolution, familiarity breeds revulsion: Ex Machina and AMC’s Humans both focus on artificial life – with a human face – and horrify us with the thing that scares us the most: ourselves by Kevin Lincoln on the Guardian Website on July 18. 2015,

Gemma Chan in Humans. Photograph: Channel 4

Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis by Richard A. Friedman in The New York Times on July 17, 2015.

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European Agency Proposes Tougher Medical and Psychological Oversight of Pilots

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: European Agency Proposes Tougher Medical and Psychological Oversight of Pilots By Nicola Clark in The New York Times on July 17, 2015.
A stele in Le Vernet, France, commemorating the victims of the Germanwings flight near where it crashed. Credit Jean Christophe Magnenet/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Hipaa’s Use as Code of Silence Often Misinterprets the Law

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Hipaa’s Use as Code of Silence Often Misinterprets the Law by Paula Span in The New York Times on July 17, 2015.

Is Internet Addiction a Health Threat for Teenagers?

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Is Internet Addiction a Health Threat for Teenagers? Discussion in The New York Times on July 16, 2015.

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What Marriage Equality Means for Transgender Rights

Friday, July 17th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: What Marriage Equality Means for Transgender Rights By J. Courtney Sullivan in The New York Times on July 16, 2015

Why the “mad genius” is a myth

Friday, July 17th, 2015

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Click Here to View: Why the “mad genius” is a myth on the Verge.com website on July 14, 2015.

Out of the ashes

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Out of the ashes By Jamie Dean on the World Mag.com website.

Destruction in Michika following the occupation by Boko Haram forces.

Oskar Groening Trial: ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’ Sentenced to 4 Years in Jail

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View:  Oskar Groening Trial: ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’ Sentenced to 4 Years in Jail by Carlo Angerer, Tony Hemmings and Cassandra Vinograd on the NBC news website on July 15, 2015.

Suddenly I See You Don’t Have a Penis!”: The Firing of Jill Abramson at The New York Times

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: “Suddenly I See You Don’t Have a Penis!”: The Firing of Jill Abramson at The New York Times on the Walking Through Life Holding Freud’s Hand website on May 18, 2014.