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Why Early-Life Dreams Correlate with Adult Nightmares

Posted July 14th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

Click Here to Read:   Why Early-Life Dreams Correlate with Adult Nightmares: When you first recall dreaming raises intriguing questions by Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on his Media Spotlight Blog on the Psychology Today Blogs on Julu 11, 2017.

The Life and Work of Robert S. Wallerstein

Posted July 14th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Oral History

Click Here to Read:   Oral History: The Life and Work of Robert S. Wallerstein: A Conversation by Luca Di Donna American Imago, Vol. 67, No. 4, 617–658. © 2011 by The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Just Released! Psychoanalysis: Perspectives on Thought Collectives by Arnold D. Richards

Posted July 14th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

There will be a book launch for Arnold Richards’s book Psychoanalysis: Perspectives on Thought Collectives: Selected Papers Volume 2 at the IPA Congress in room on Quebracho B on July 28th at 4 pm.

Click Here to Purchase:  Perspectives on Thought Collectives by Arnold D. Richards on IPBooks.net`

Encounter Han Dynasty Treasures at the China Institute

Posted July 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, China

Click Here to Read:   Encounter Han Dynasty Treasures at the China Institute: Dreams of the Kings: A Jade Suit for Eternity, Treasures of the Han Dynasty from Xuzhou presents an array of artifacts originating from royal tombs dating from the Western Han Dynasty (206 BCE – 8 CE) by China Institute on the HyperAllergic website on July 11. 2017.

Jade burial suit with gold thread. Collection of the Xuzhou Museum.

The roots of Saudi Arabia’s harsh system of justice

Posted July 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:   The roots of Saudi Arabia’s harsh system of justice: The desert kingdom has few written laws or established procedures other than the Qur’an By Evan Dyer on the CBC News website on January 16, 2016.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, King Salman’s nephew, is one of the two new powers in the kingdom. As minister of the interior, he oversaw the mass executions that included Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr earlier this month. (Reuters)

Writer’s Wednesday: Vivian Gornick

Posted July 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

Click Here to Read:  Vivian Gornick on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:   Vivian Gornick, The Art of Memoir No. 2, Interviewed by Elaine Blair in the Paris Review I ISSUE 211, WINTER 2014

Click Here to Read:  Vivian Gornick: ‘Most people who are writing memoirs are not writers’: Now 79, the writer has a new memoir out, and has firm views on both that form and her other lifelong passion, feminism by Michelle Dean on the Guardian website on May 24, 2015.

Click Here to Read: When Communism Inspired Americans by Vivian Gornick in The New York Times on April 29, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Vivian Gornick’s Voice By Michelle Orange in the New Yorker on May 29, 2015. Read the rest of this post »

The Novelty and Excess of American Design During the Jazz Age

Posted July 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

Click Here to Read:   The Novelty and Excess of American Design During the Jazz Age: Through over 400 objects, the Cooper Hewitt’s dynamic Jazz Age exhibition highlights 1920s American design by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergiv website on July 9, 2017.

“Muse with Violin Screen” (detail) (1930) from Rose Iron Works, Inc., designed by Paul Fehér, wrought iron, brass, silver and gold plating (courtesy the Cleveland Museum of Art, on Loan from the Rose Iron Works Collections, © Rose Iron Works Collections, photo by Howard Agriesti)

American Epic: A three-part documentary about early “roots music”

Posted July 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music

Click Here to Read:  American Epic: A three-part documentary about early “roots music”: The Carter Family, Mississippi John Hurt, Lydia Mendoza, Joseph Kekuku and more … By Matthew Brennan on the World Socialist Web Site on July 11, 2017.

The Carter Family in 1927

How We Are Ruining America

Posted July 11th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:  How We Are Ruining America by David Brooks in The New York Times on July 11, 2017.

CreditMike Blake/Reuters

AI that can shoot down fighter planes helps treat bipolar disorder

Posted July 11th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

Click Here to Read: AI that can shoot down fighter planes helps treat bipolar disorder: Engineering and medical researchers apply genetic fuzzy logic successfully to predict treatment outcomes for bipolar patients Press Releace on the Science Daily.com website on June 12, 2017,

Yiddish Poet Celebrates Life with His Language

Posted July 10th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Poetry

Click Here to Read:  Yiddish Poet Celebrates Life with His Language By Joseph Berger In the New York Times on March 17, 1985.

Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Turn Surveillance into a Gimmick

Posted July 10th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

Click Here to Read:   Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Turn Surveillance into a Gimmick: Their new installation at the Park Avenue Armory features drones and facial-recognition technology, yet seems to have no politics at all by Jillian Steinhauer in the HyperAllergic website on Julyh6, 2017.

Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron, and Ai Weiwei, Hansel & Gretel at the Park Avenue Armory (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)

Pressure-sore Skin Test Can Help Early Detection and Diagnosis of Dementia

Posted July 10th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

Click Here to Read:  Pressure-sore Skin Test Can Help Early Detection and Diagnosis of Dementia By Judy Siegel-itzkovich in the Jerusalem Post on July 9, 2017.

A doctor stands with stethoscope in this undated handout photo.. (photo credit:REUTERS)

The Snake in the Schoolhouse

Posted July 10th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

Click Here to Read:   The Snake in the Schoolhouse by J. Hoberman in the New York Review of Books on July 6, 2017.

American Zoetrope/FR Productions/Focus Features  Nicole Kidman as Miss Martha, Colin Farrell as Corporal McBurney, Elle Fanning as Alicia, and others in Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled, 201

Anti-Semitism In Germany Today: Its Roots And Tendencies

Posted July 10th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Guthrie Centenary

Click Here to Read:  Anti-Semitism In Germany Today: Its Roots And Tendencies by Susanne Urban in Jewish Political Studies Review 16:3-4 (Fall 2004).

IPTAR: Revolutions in Technique Meetings

Posted July 10th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements
Save the dates
 
We invite you to join us in investigating and discussing with experienced analysts changes in various theoretical concepts and their impact on technique.  
 
October 28, 2017: Winnicott’s Theory – Jan Abram, PhD, discussant: Bruce Reis, PhD.
 
December 2, 2017: Lacan’s Theory – Bruce Fink, PhD, discussant: Patricia Gherovici, PhD.
 
February 24, 2018: Laplanche’s Theory – Jonathan House, M.D., discussant: Doris Silverman, PhD.
 
March 10, 2018:  Bion’s Theory – Larry Brown, PhD and Anne Reiner, PhD, discussant: James Ogilvie, PhD.
 
May 5, 2018:  Klein’s Theory – Ron Britton, PhD, discussant: Neil Vorus, PhD.
 
October, 14, 2018: Contemporary Freudian Theory – Andrew Druck, PhD. with introduction by Naama Kushnir- Barash, Ph.D.
                                                          [ Norbert Freedman Memorial Lecture ]
 
November 18, 2018 – Coordinated Theoretical Meeting discussing the various concepts with the discussants from the meetings led by Steven Ellman, Ph.D.
 
Program Committee: Jeanne Even (chair), Judy Ann Kaplan, Susan Berger, Carolyn Ellman, Eva Atsalis, Anna Fishzon, Bruce Reis, Masha Mimran, Steven Ellman, Susan Finklestein

 

Psychology Sunday: Gordon H. Bower

Posted July 9th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

Click Here to Read:   Gordon H. Bower on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Gordon H. Bower publications on Research Gate.

Click Here to Read: Gordon H. Bower on the Stanford University Profiles website.

Click Here to Read and View:  Gordon H. Bower, 2005. National Medal of Science, Behavioral And Social Science on the National Medals.org website.

Click Here to Read: Memory and Mind: A Festschrift for Gordon H. Bower Front Matter and Preface by Mark A. Gluck on the Gluck.edu website.

Click Here to Read and View: Inside the Psychologist’s Studio: Gordon Bower by Catherine West, Interview with Gordon H. Bower interviewed by Walter Mischel on the Psychological Science website. Read the rest of this post »

New study shows Clinton lost election because of growing working class opposition to war

Posted July 8th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:   New study shows Clinton lost election because of growing working class opposition to war By Eric London On the World Socialist Web Site on July 8, 2017.

Sigmund Freud Writes to Concerned Mother: “Homosexuality is Nothing to Be Ashamed Of”

Posted July 8th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

Click Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud Writes to Concerned Mother: “Homosexuality is Nothing to Be Ashamed Of” (1935) on the Open Culture website on September 26th, 2014.

The Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne

Posted July 8th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read:   The Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne by Konstanty Gebert in Moment Magazine on September 15, 2015.