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Our Biased Brains

Posted May 7th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Our Biased Brains by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times on May 7, 2015.

Philosophy Thursday: Boethius

Posted May 7th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

Boethius

Click Here to Read: Boethius on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read: The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius Translated into English Prose and Verse by H.R. James on the Project Gutenberg website. Read the rest of this post »

Psychologists’ Association May Have Justified Government Torture

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Psychologists’ Association May Have Justified Government Torture on the Radio Boston Website on May 4, 2015.

The American Psychological Association is the largest professional organization of psychologists. (Wikimedia Commons)

Writer’s Wednesday: Sigmund Freud

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud on The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud – Life and Work on the Freud File Website.

Click Here to Read:  Why Freud Chose Nazi Germany Over America by Jennifer Latson on the Time Magazine website on May 6, 3015.

Click Here to Read: Defender of the Faith? by Mark Edmundson in The New York Times on September 9, 2007. Read the rest of this post »

To the Galilee: A new English translation of fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

S.Y. Agnon.

Click Here to Read: To the Galilee: A new English translation of fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Lag BaOmer By S.Y. Agnon on the Tablest Website on May 6, 2015.

Wild flowers of Palestine. Yellow amaryllis (Sternbergia Clusiana Gawl). (Matson Photograph Collection, Library of Congress)

May 6, 1856: Sigmund Freud is Born

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: May 6, 1856: Sigmund Freud is Born by Richard Kreitner and The Almanac In The Nation Magazine on May 6, 2015.

Sigmund Freud, in 1922. (Wikimedia Commons)

Look who’s swiping now: 6-month-old babies are using smartphones, study says

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here To Read: Look who’s swiping now: 6-month-old babies are using smartphones, study says By Michael E. Miller In The Washington Post on April 26, 2015.

More than a third of kids under 1 year old are already swiping away on cellphones and tablets, according to a survey. (iStock)

Einstein in Theory: The scientist as public intellectual

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Einstein in Theory: The scientist as public intellectual by Gertrude Himmelfarb on the Weekly Standard website on May 11, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Einstein as a Jew and a Philosopher Review of Einstein: His Space and Times by Steven Gimbel, Reviewed by Freeman Dyson on the New York Review of Books Website in the May 7, 2015 Issue. Read the rest of this post »

Making medieval German sing

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music, Plays

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Click Here to Read:  Making medieval German sing: Class explores literature, gender through performance in the Harvard Gazzette on May 5, 2015.

Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

Germanwings Co-Pilot Lubitz Rehearsed Crash on Previous Flight: BEA Report

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, General News

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Click Here to Read:  Germanwings Co-Pilot Lubitz Rehearsed Crash on Previous Flight: BEA Report by Alaistair Jamieson on the NBC News Website on May 6, 2015.

How to win any argument: pseudo-scientific neuro-gibberish

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

NeuroscienceGibberish

Click Here to Read: How to win any argument: pseudo-scientific neuro-gibberish: Research has revealed that so-called neurobabble is surprisingly convincing – here’s a quick guide to harnessing its persuasive powers by Jules Montague on the Guardian Website on May 5, 2015.

‘Hey! Neuroplasticity made me change my mind.’ Photograph: Rex Features

Julian Barnes: ‘Art doesn’t just capture the thrill of life … sometimes it is that thrill’

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read:  Julian Barnes: ‘Art doesn’t just capture the thrill of life … sometimes it is that thrill’ When Julian Barnes was growing up, going to a gallery felt like an obligation. Then he discovered modernism, with its slicings, whirls and brainy grids. Later, realism seemed just as fascinating and truthful. He reflects on a life looking at art by Julian Barnes on the Guardian Website on May 2, 2015.

The Persistence of Memory (1931) by Salvador Dalí. Photograph courtesy of Salvador Dalí, Fundacio Gala-Salvador Dalí, DACS, 2007 Photograph: PR

 

How Do You Say ‘Uppercut’ in Yiddish?

Posted May 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News, Photography

blog-yiddishfightclubClick Here to Read: How Do You Say ‘Uppercut’ in Yiddish? By Forward Staff in the Jewish Daily Forward on April 28, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Fighting To Keep Yiddish Culture Alive by Steve Lipman in The Jewish Week on May 5, 2015.

Smith College to accept transgender women

Posted May 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Smith College to accept transgender women By Associated Press in the New York Post on May 4, 2015.

James Beard’s Teriyaki Steak:

Posted May 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: James Beard’s Teriyaki Steak: As the James Beard Awards celebrate 25 years, the 20th-century American chef and food writer’s focus on fresh, simple ingredients has never been more pertinent. His terikayi steak recipe is a perfect example of the power of pared-down meals by Paul Levy in The Wall Street Journal on May 4, 2015.

Making Sense of the Chemistry That Led to Life on Earth

Posted May 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Making Sense of the Chemistry That Led to Life on Earth By Nicholas Wade in The New York Times on May 4, 2015

Savoir-faire and the Frame of the Cure, Part II Paola Mieli at Après-Coup Cancelled

Posted May 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents

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Savoir-faire and the Frame of the Cure, Part II
Paola Mieli

Friday, May 8, 2015 CANCELLED

NEXT MEETING

Friday, JUNE 12, 2015
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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Man Goes To See a Doctor

Posted May 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Man Goes To See a Doctor: You spend six years in analysis with New York’s last Freudian: random associations, uncomfortable confessions, unleashed reminiscences—and that’s just the shrink BY Adam Gopnick in The New Yorker in the August 28, 1998 Issue.

I Was Raised by Psychotherapists

Posted May 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: I Was Raised by Psychotherapists By Jessica Lamb-Shapiro in The New York Times on May 2, 2015.

The Quest for Transgender Equality

Posted May 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: The Quest for Transgender Equality by the New York Times Editorial Board in The New York Times on May 4, 2015.