Archive for the 'General News' Category

To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

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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.

Old Nazis Never Die

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Old Nazis Never Die By Nicholas Kulish in The New York Times on Janaury 10, 2015.

Shooting the Jesters

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Shooting the Jesters By Anthony Lane in The New Yorker on January 8, 2015.

A woman signs a memorial register under a poster showing the victims of the shooting at the office of Charlie Hebdo; Nice, France; January 8, 2015.CREDITPHOTOGRAPH BY ERIC GAILLARD / REUTERS

Getting Grief Right

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Getting Grief Right By Patrick O’Malley in The New York Times on January 10, 2015.

Charlie Hebdo attack: French officials establish link between gunmen in both attacks — live

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

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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

History of modern man unravels as German scholar is exposed as fraud. Flamboyant anthropologist falsified dating of key discoveries

Friday, January 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: History of modern man unravels as German scholar is exposed as fraud. Flamboyant anthropologist falsified dating of key discoveries by Luke Harding in The Guarian on February 18, 2005.

Charlie Hebdo terrorists separated men and women before executions

Friday, January 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Charlie Hebdo terrorists separated men and women before executions By Bob Fredericks in The New York Post on January 9, 2015.

An injured person is transported to an ambulance after Wednesday’s massacre at the Charlie Hebdo offices in France. Two suspects (inset) remain at large.Photo: AP; AFP/Getty Images

Oldest known example of abstract symbolic representation discovered in Indonesia

Friday, January 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Oldest known example of abstract symbolic representation discovered in Indonesia By Philip Guelpa on the World Socialist Web Site on January 9, 2015.

The geometric pattern on Pseudodon shell, from Left to right, top to bottom: overview (scale bar – 1 cm); schematic representation; detail of main engraving area (scale bar – 1 cm); detail of the engraving (scale bar – 1 mm). [Image credit: Josephine C. A. Joordens et al.]

The Problem With Meaning

Friday, January 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Problem With Meaning by David Brooks in The New York Times on January 6, 2015.

Foreign Minister congratulates Chair of Lithuanian Jewish Community on receiving YIVO Community Service Award

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Foreign Minister congratulates Chair of Lithuanian Jewish Community on receiving YIVO Community Service Award on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania website on December 19, 2014.

Mark Greif’s Brilliant Contribution to the History of Ideas

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Mark Greif’s Brilliant Contribution to the History of Ideas
‘The Age of the Crisis of Man’ traces the fall and rise of individualist pragmatism in America By Adam Kirsch on the Tablet Website on January 8, 2015.

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Elsa Cayat: la psy de Charlie Hebdo assassinée

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Elsa Cayat : la psy de Charlie Hebdo assassinée. Eugénie Bastié avec la rédaction du Madame Figaro.fr Le 08 janvier 2015.

The Pleasures and Perils of Fighting Among Ourselves

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Pleasures and Perils of Fighting Among Ourselves: A polarized group becomes less effective as its members become more certain By Susan Kolod, Ph.D on the Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action blog on the Psychology Today blogs on January 4, 2015.

Meet the Enemy: It Is Us: On owning your aggression

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Meet the Enemy: It Is Us: On owning your aggression  by Molly S. Castelloe, Ph.D. on her The We In Me blog on the Psychology Today blogs on January 5, 2015.

Ann Pellegrini, Professor, Performance Studies, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University ©molly castelloe

Doctor, Shut Up and Listen

Monday, January 5th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Doctor, Shut Up and Listen By Nirmal Joshi in The New York Times on January 4, 2015.

Me, Me, Me and My Therapist

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

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Click Here tor Read: Me, Me, Me and My Therapist By Vivian Conan In The New York Times on January 3, 2015.

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The Liberation of Growing Old

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Liberation of Growing Old By Anne Karpf in The New York Times on January 3, 2015.

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Get Started in Integrated Care by Picking Up the Phone

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Get Started in Integrated Care by Picking Up the Phone by John Kern, M.D. on the Psychiatric News Website.

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S. Freud, T. Szasz, J. Kagan, J.S.Mill, K. Marx, S. Akhtar, D.H. Lawrence… on IP.net from Sasha Rolde

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Dear Colleagues:

As the winter doldrums continue and the violence in the world is keeping up pace, our government threatens a partial shut down and children face a much longer school year due to snow days, what good is there happening on our planet? I turn to the international psychoanalytic website, as it is usually pretty accurate in how it follows national and international events and trends , for solace.

I give you a choice of view posts which I have picked out, followed by the (more…)

Why War: Einstein and Freud’s Little-Known Correspondence on Violence, Peace, and Human Nature

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Why War: Einstein and Freud’s Little-Known Correspondence on Violence, Peace, and Human Nature by Maria Popova on the Brain Pickings website.