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Contemporary Psychoanalytic Field Theory at CFS

Posted January 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Contemporary Psychoanalytic Field Theory
Four-Session Program (6 Contact Hours)
Presenter: Montana Katz, PhD
Dates: Tuesdays, February 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2016
Time: 7:30 – 9:00pm
Location: 415 Central Park West, NYC

This program will discuss central and emerging themes, concepts and techniques of contemporary psychoanalytic field theory. Readings will be selected from the growing body of research and writing on the subject. Psychoanalytic Read the rest of this post »

Philosophy Thursday: Arnold Davidson

Posted January 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read: Arnold Davidson on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Interview with Arnold Davidson on The Believer website.

Click Here to View: Arnold Davidson Video from:  “Foucault and the Courage of Truth”, a roundtable discussion on Michel Foucault, with special reference to “The Courage of Truth”, the last course of lectures he delivered at the Collège de France in 1984. Friday January 13, 2012 | Goldsmiths College, London. Organised by the Department of Politics and mf / materiali foucaultiani – materialifoucaultiani.org  on Vimeo. Read the rest of this post »

Prehistoric Massacre Hints at War Among Hunter-Gatherers

Posted January 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Prehistoric Massacre Hints at War Among Hunter-Gatherers By James Gorman in The New York Times on January 20, 2016.

The skeleton of a man found on the ancient shore of Lake Turkana in Kenya. Scientists say the skull is 10,000 years old and has wounds apparently made by a blunt tool. CreditMarta Mirazon Lahr

New Guidelines Nudge Doctors to Give Patients Access to Medical Records

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: New Guidelines Nudge Doctors to Give Patients Access to Medical Records by Robert Pear in The New York Times on January 16, 2016.

Christopher S. Moore with his son, Oliver, 4, who has a rare genetic disorder. Mr. Moore said he had difficulty getting Oliver’s full medical records.
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Understanding the Loss of Understanding Between Couples at CFS

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Understanding the Loss of Understanding Between Couples
One-Session Program (2 Contact Hours)
Instructor: Monica Vorchheimer
Date: Sunday, January 31, 2016
Time: 3:00-5:00pm
Location: Upper West Side TBA

This paper focuses on the couple as a psychoanalytic object; conjectures emerge from the observation of Psychoanalysis with couples in a joint setting and aims to enlighten the difficulty couples have when speaking and understanding each other. I will explore what happens when they lose their capacity to make themselves Read the rest of this post »

On Being a Patient by Garrick Duckler

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

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Click Here to View: On Being a Patient by Garrick Duckler on YouTube.

Garrick Duckler fourth year analytic candidate at SFCP and this video is part of the Foundation grant for outreach in the community (among patients and therapists).

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of consciousness in concrete mathematical terms for the first time on the Physics ArXiv Blog on January 15, 2014.

Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind by George Makari, Reviewed by Will Braun on the New Books in Psychoanalysis website on January 20, 2016.

You Are Stronger Than You (and Your Therapist) Think

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: You Are Stronger Than You (and Your Therapist) Think By Michael I. Bennett in The New York Times on January 19, 2016.

Is Fish Oil Helpful or Harmful?

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to View: Is Fish Oil Helpful or Harmful? By Frontline in The New York Times on January 19, 2016.

How the Epidemic of Drug Overdose: Deaths Ripples Across America

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: How the Epidemic of Drug Overdose: Deaths Ripples Across America By Haeyoun Park and Matthew Bloch in The New York Times on January. 19, 2016.

The Day after by Amed Fayek

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: The Day after by Amed Fayek.

Scientists Discovered Neural Networks Linked to Intelligence

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Scientists Discovered Neural Networks Linked to Intelligence on Spirit Science.net website on January 19, 2016.

Writer’s Wednesday: Mo Yan

Posted January 20th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Mo Yan on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Does This Writer Deserve the Prize? by Perry Link in The New York Times on Devember 6, 2012 Issue.

Click Here to View: Noble Prize Speech by Mo Yan on the Noble Prize.org website on December 7, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Nobel Laureate Mo Yan: ‘I Am Guilty’ in Der Spiegle on February 26, 2013. Read the rest of this post »

Bronx School Embraces a New Tool in Counseling: Hip-Hop

Posted January 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Bronx School Embraces a New Tool in Counseling: Hip-Hop By Winnie Hujan in The New York Times on January 19, 2016.

Elijah Harris, 14, right, from New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science II, and the rapper Lil Bibby on a morning talk show hosted by Sway Calloway on Sirius XM Radio.CreditSam Hodgson for The New York Times. 

Authoritariansim as an Illness of Societies with Jay Frankel at IPTAR

Posted January 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Quote for Martin Luther King Day

Posted January 18th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

Martin Luther King Jr

The march on Washington:

http://internationalpsychoanalysis.net/2013/08/14/march-on-washington-congress-commemorates-50th-anniversary/

New research reveals effects of the Agricultural Revolution on human evolution

Posted January 18th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: New research reveals effects of the Agricultural Revolution on human evolution By Philip Guelpa on the World Socialist on January 15, 2016.

For Martin Luther King’s Birthday, Black Leaders as Obituaries Portrayed Them

Posted January 18th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: For Martin Luther King’s Birthday, Black Leaders as Obituaries Portrayed Them By Sam Roberts in The New York Times on January 18, 2016.

An Acknowledgment of Dr. Donald Meyers by Arlene Kramer Richards and Lucille Spira

Posted January 18th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

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An Acknowledgment of Dr. Donald Meyers

It is with much regret that we acknowledge the passing of Donald Meyers, M.D. Over the past year we had several contacts with Dr. Meyers as we sought his permission to dedicate Myths of Mighty Women to Helen Meyers, M.D., his wife. His graciousness and support touched both of us, as did the loving way he spoke about her when he gave his permission for us to honor her. Reflectively, and with feeling, he said, “Indeed she was a mighty women.”

After asking what he could do to help us with our book, following our suggestion, he immediately agreed to write Read the rest of this post »