Click Here to Read: Redefining Mental Illness by T.M. Lurhmann in The New York Times on January 17, 2015.
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Click Here to Read: The Power of a Circle: Standing Hand-in-Hand to Overcome Discrimination Listen to Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1958 speech at my synagogue, and you’ll understand how his words continue to inspire activism By Ellen Blum Barish on the Tablet Website on January 14, 2015.
Click Here to Read: A Call to Arms: The Future of Psychiatry is at Stake by Robert Berezin, MD on the Mad in America website on January 12, 2015.
Click Here to Read: The threat to France’s Jews: Last week’s attacks have stoked fears among the Jewish community at a time when increasing numbers are leaving. What does it mean for France? Natasha Lehrer in The Guardian on January 15, 2015.
A Jewish school under guard in Paris. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters
Click Here to Read: What Your Shrink’s Office Says About You by Oliver Jones on The Daily Beast on January 16, 2015.
Photo Credit: Dr. Mark Gerald
Click Here to Read: Charlie Hebdo and Group Regression: Mental cultures of idolatry and satire. by Molly S. Castelloe, Ph.D. in her The Me in We blog on the Psychology Today blogs on January 12, 2015.
Charlie Hebdo,” by Egyptian cartoonist Doaa Eladl
Theory Finds That Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome Don’t Lack Empathy – in Fact If Anything They Empathize Too MuchSunday, January 18th, 2015
Click Here to Read: Theory Finds That Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome Don’t Lack Empathy – in Fact If Anything They Empathize Too Much by Jade Small on the Open Mind website on January 9, 2015.
Click Here To Read: Japan’s sexual apathy is endangering the global economy By Max Fisher in The Washington Post on October 22, 2013.
Japanese women walk down a Tokyo shopping street. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Click Here to Read: Downton Abbey: A rose-tinted depiction of class relations By Paul Mitchell on the World Social Web Site on January 14, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Psychohistory News: Newsletter of the International Psychohistorical Association: Volume 34, Number 1 – Winter 2015.
Click Here to Read: Read the New Issue of Charlie Hebdo in English by Tracy McNicoll On the Dail Beast Website on January 14, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Don’t Look There! Misdirection in Psychology’s Response To The Senate Torture Report by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on January 12, 2015.
Click Here to Read: A Catalog Of Psychologist Participation In Torture From The Senate Report by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on January 12, 2015.
Cast Into the Depths: Perilous Waters for the American Psychological Association by Roy Eidelson
In his book Life Lines, the late minister and theologian Forrest Church wrote, “When cast into the depths, to survive we must first let go of things that will not save us. Then we must reach out for things that can.”
These are words — and actions — that the leaders and membership of the American Psychological Association should take to heart as a new year begins, before the profession drowns in the torture scandal that has been building for well over a decade. Rescuing the APA will not be easy, but here are a few specific suggestions for where and how to begin. (more…)
Click Here to Read: How Philistinism Wrecked ‘The New Republic’ by Sean Wilentz in the Chronicle of Higher Education on January 9, 2015.
Click Here to Read: The Blame for the Charlie Hebdo Murders By George Packer In The New Yorker on January 7, 2015,
A tribute at the Place de la République, in Paris, to victims killed during the attack at Charlie Hebdo. CREDIT PHOTOGRAPH BY AURELIEN MEUNIER/GETTY
Click Here to Read: To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This by Mandy Lee Catron in The New York Times on January 9, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Old Nazis Never Die By Nicholas Kulish in The New York Times on Janaury 10, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Shooting the Jesters By Anthony Lane in The New Yorker on January 8, 2015.
CREDITPHOTOGRAPH BY ERIC GAILLARD / REUTERS
Click Here to Read: Getting Grief Right By Patrick O’Malley in The New York Times on January 10, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Charlie Hebdo attack: French officials establish link between gunmen in both attacks — live by Matthew Weaver , Josh Halliday, Alexandra Topping, Jonathan Bucks, Alan Yuhas and Raya Jalabi in New York on the Telegraph website on January 9, 2015.
Paris is Charlie is projected onto the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, to pay tribute to the victims of a deadly attack on the headquarters of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. Photograph: MATTHIEU ALEXANDRE/AFP/Getty Images