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Picking Up a Memoir of Madness: ‘He Wanted the Moon’ Is an Extraordinary Effort to Chronicle Bipolar Disease

Posted February 24th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Picking Up a Memoir of Madness: ‘He Wanted the Moon’ Is an Extraordinary Effort to Chronicle Bipolar Disease by By Mimi Baird, with Eve Claxton, in The New York Times on February 23, 2015.

87th Academy Awards: A more intriguing event than in recent years

Posted February 24th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: 87th Academy Awards: A more intriguing event than in recent years By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on February 24, 2015.

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My Stroke of Insight: Jill Bolte Taylor’s Ted Talk

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to View: My Stroke of Insight: Jill Bolte Taylor’s Ted Talk on the Ted Website filmed February 2008.

Why It’s Time To Take A New Look At Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: Why It’s Time To Take A New Look At Psychoanalytic  Psychotherapy by Todd Essig on the February 23, 2015.

Still Alice and Kingsman: The Secret Service—A woman battles disease and a street kid helps save the world

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: Still Alice and Kingsman: The Secret Service—A woman battles disease and a street kid helps save the world By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on February 23, 2015.

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The Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis Nexus: “Mental Disorders” Drives Big Pharma Profit and Social Control

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis Nexus: “Mental Disorders” Drives Big Pharma Profit and Social Control By Joachim Hagopian on the Global Research website on February 23, 2015.

John Stuart Mill’s relationships, his “mental crisis,” and the writing of The Subjection of Women

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Papers

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Click Here to Read: John Stuart Mill’s relationships, his “mental crisis,” and the writing of The Subjection of Women by Şule Özler, Ph.D. and Pys.D. on the  UCLA website.

Analysts’ couch therapy is a ‘shrinking’ profession

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Analysts’ couch therapy is a ‘shrinking’ profession By Susannah Cahalan in The New York Post on February 22, 2015.

‘The Evil Hours,’ by David J. Morris

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  ‘The Evil Hours,’ by David J. Morris, Reviewed by Jennifer Percy in The New York Times on February 20, 2015.

Sigmund Freud’s Jewish Identity: Evidence From his Correspondence

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: Sigmund Freud’s Jewish Identity: Evidence From his Correspondence by Moshe Gresser.

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Sheep or goat? Chinese New Year is more about substance than zodiac creature

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Sheep or goat? Chinese New Year is more about substance than zodiac creature on the Japan Times News website on February 20, 2015.

Strangers in the Mirror Podcast with Oliver Sacks

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Books


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Click Here to Listen to:  Strangers in the Mirror Podcast with Oliver Sacks on the Radio Lab website on June 15, 2010.

Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks on this website.

Click Here to Read: A Brain With a Heart on this website.

Click Here to Read: My Own Life: Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer on this website. Read the rest of this post »

Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Empty Ideas: A Critique of  Analytic Philosophy  by Peter Unger , Reviewed by Timothy Williamson in The Times Literary Supplement on January 16 2015.

Click Here to Read: Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy by Peter Unger, Reviewed by Katherine Hawley, University of St Andrews on the University of Notre Dame Website on December 25, 2014. Read the rest of this post »

North American Working Parties Mtg – 3/7 Co-Sponsored by CFS

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

North American Working Parties Steering Committee
Working Parties of the North American WP Project
Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2015

Sites: New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and Private Psychoanalytic Offices in New York City

Co-Sponsored by the Contemporary Freudian Society
and the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society

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Movies Monday: Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian

Posted February 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

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Click Here to Read:  Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian on Wikipedia.

Click here to Read:  Arnaud Desplechin’s “Jimmy P” by Richard Brody In The New Yorker on February 17, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Therapist and Patient, Odd and Charming: ‘Jimmy P.’ Recounts a Case Study of a Noble Soul in Torment By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on February. 13, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Two Exiles, Digging Through The Past For Clues To Their Present by Mark Jenkins on the NPR website on February 13, 2014. Read the rest of this post »

Scientist, Spy, Genius: Who Was Bruno Pontecorvo?

Posted February 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Scientist, Spy, Genius: Who Was Bruno Pontecorvo? Review of: Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy by Frank Close, Reviewed by Freeman Dyson in The New York Review of Books in the March 5, 2015 Issue.

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On The Jewish Question by Karl Marx

Posted February 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: On The Jewish Question by Karl Marx, Written: Autumn 1843; First Published: February, 1844 in Deutsch-Französische Jahrbücher, on the Marxists.org website.

Psychology Sunday: Jerome Kagan

Posted February 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

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Click Here to Read: Jerome Kagan on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Understanding our personalities requires a lesson in history To better understand human behavior, developmental psychology pioneer Jerome Kagan urges psychologists to look back before moving ahead By Amy Novotney American Psychological Association Monitor in the 2008, Vol 39, No. 11 Issue.

Click Here to Read:  SPIEGEL Interview with Jerome Kagan: ‘What About Tutoring Instead of Pills?’ Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan is one of the world’s leading Read the rest of this post »

In Boston, Klezmer musical spoofs Jewish infighting

Posted February 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Plays

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Click Here to Read: In Boston, Klezmer musical spoofs Jewish infighting:  Based on a novel by Israel Zangwill, ‘The King of Second Avenue’ pits an uptown Ashkenazi mogul against a downtown Sephardi ‘schnorrer’ with nothing but ‘kishkes’
BY Matt Lebovic in The Israel Times on February 20, 2015.

The Jewish Journey: America

Posted February 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  The Jewish Journey: America Premieres March 3, 2015 on PBS.

Click Here to Read: “Jewish Journey” To Premiere March 3 on the Times Herald.com website on February 21, 2015,

Click Here to Read: The Jewish Journey on this Website.