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Psychology Sunday: Norbert Freedman

Posted January 24th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: Symbolization and Desymbolization: Essays in Honor of Norbert Freedman (Book Review)
edited by Lasky, Richard Reviewed By Paul A. Dewald, in the Division 39 of the APA Newsletter, Fall 2003, 59-60.

Click Here to Read:  In Memoriam: Remembering Norbert Freedman, PhD, FIPA (1922 – 2011) By Joan Hoffenberg, PhD, FIPA on the CIPUSA website on Deccember 23, 2011.

Click Here to Read and Listen to: Oral History 2: Leaving Germany, 1940, as told by Norbert Freedman on the Pilcrow website on December 7, 2011. Read the rest of this post »

A Drug to Cure Fear

Posted January 24th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

Fear

Click Here to Read: A Drug to Cure Fear by Richard A. Friedman in The New York Times on January 22, 2016.

Can Shame Be Useful?

Posted January 24th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Shame

Click Here to Read:  Can Shame Be Useful? By Sally L. Satel and Scott O. Lilienfeld In the New York Times on January 23, 2016.

Seeing the Spectrum: A new history of autism

Posted January 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Autism

Click Here to Read: Seeing the Spectrum: A new history of autism by Steven Shapin in The New Yorker on January 25, 2016 Issue.

ILLUSTRATION BY LEO ESPINOSA

Psychoanalysis and the unconscious in America

Posted January 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis and the unconscious in America By Jeanette Blain on The Review website on January 22, 2016.
Photo credit: Mike Richardson

 

Freud Stars in Andre von Morisse’s Pop Paintings

Posted January 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read:  Pink Freud 2016 by Andre von Morisse.

Sarah Palin, This Is What PTSD Is Really Like

Posted January 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Sarah Palin, This Is What PTSD Is Really Like By Nate Bethea in The New York Times on January 22, 2016.

Why Torture Doesn’t Work: The Neuroscience of Interrogation

Posted January 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Reviewof  Why Torture Doesn’t Work: The Neuroscience of Interrogation, by Shane O’Mara Reviewed By Adelma Jakupovic on the Human Rights First Website on January 22, 2016.

Charlie Kaufman’s often charming, moving Anomalisa (and Michael Moore’s feeble Where to Invade Next)

Posted January 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

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Click Here to Read: Charlie Kaufman’s often charming, moving Anomalisa (and Michael Moore’s feeble Where to Invade Next) By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on January 23, 2016.

History Friday: C Northcote Parkinson

Posted January 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: History Friday

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Click Here to Read: C. Northcote Parkinson on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: C. Northcote Parkinson in The Economist on July 10, 2009.

Click Here to Read: Obituary: Professor C. Northcote Parkinson Helena Rogers in The Indepdendent on March 11, 1993.

Click Here to Read: Review of The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower, Devil to Pay, Britannia Rules: The Classic Age of Naval History 1793-1815 by C Northcote Read the rest of this post »

How Beauty Can Help Us Empathize

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

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Click Here to Read: How Beauty Can Help Us Empathize by Faheem Haider on the Hyperallergic website on January 20, 2016.

“David Brooks, the Tolstoyan Mystic” (all images by the author for Hyperallergi

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

MedicalRecords

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.
MELISSA GOLDEN FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

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

Stronger

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.