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Philosophy Thursday: William James

Posted April 17th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read:  William James   b. New York, 1842;  d. Chocorua, New  Hampshire, 1910 on the PBS WGBH Masterpiece American Collection website.

Click Here to Read:  William James on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  William James in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Read the rest of this post »

Psychoanalysis and Reincarnation with Ruth Rosenbaum at NPAP

Posted April 16th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis
NPAP: Continuing Education Committee Presents

PSYCHOANALYSIS AND REINCARNATION: An Integration of Freud’s Timeless Unconscious And The Buddhist Concept of Many Lives

Presenter: Ruth Rosenbaum, Ph.D., L.P.
Discussant: Alan Roland, Ph.D.

Sunday, May 4, 2014
5:30 – 7:00 pm
at NPAP, 40 West 13 Street* Read the rest of this post »

Casual marijuana use linked with brain abnormalities, study finds

Posted April 16th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Science News

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Click Here to Read and View:  Casual marijuana use linked with brain abnormalities, study finds by Loren Grush on the Fox News website on  April 15, 2014.

Photo of Erma Brenner, Charles Brenner, and Alice Arlow

Posted April 16th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography

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Above  Photo of Erma Brenner, Charles Brenner, and Alice Arlow

How China’s Lost Jews Celebrate Passover

Posted April 15th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

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Click Here to Read:  How China’s Lost Jews Celebrate Passover By Anna Goldenberg in The Jewish Daily Forward on April 9. 2014.

Tsuri (Heng) Shi, far left, with Michael Freund, right, and Kaifeng Jews. / Shavei Israel

 

 

Decoded: How brain pays attention

Posted April 15th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Decoded: How brain pays attention in The Free Press Journal on April 14, 2014.

Neuroscientists: Brain activity may mark the beginning of memories

Posted April 15th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Neuroscientists: Brain activity may mark the beginning of memories  on the Science Codex website on April 14, 2014.

A Son’s Deafness Prompts a Scientific Journey

Posted April 15th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: A Son’s Deafness Prompts a Scientific Journey By Kathierine  Bouton in The New York Times on April 14, 2014.

Lydia Denworth and her son Alex at home in Brooklyn. His deafness was not discovered until relatively late, age 2. Credit Michael Nagle for The New York Times

Hitler’s Willing Executioners

Posted April 14th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

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Click Here to View:  Hitler’s Willing Executioners, Part I with Daniel Jonah Goldhagen on Richard Heffner’s Open Mind Website.

Click Here to View:  Hitler’s Willing Executioners, Part II with Daniel Jonah Goldhagen on Richard Heffner’s Open Mind Website.

Conference investigates faith, psychotherapy link

Posted April 14th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Conference investigates faith, psychotherapy link  By Peter Smith  on the  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website on April 13, 2014.

New York City radio drive collects 2,500 musical instruments for public school students

Posted April 14th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music

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Click Here to Read:  New York City radio drive collects 2,500 musical instruments for public school students By Fred Mazelis on The World Socialist Web Site on April 14, 2014.

Cosmos reboot falls short of the mark

Posted April 14th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here To Read:  Cosmos reboot falls short of the mark By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on  April 14, 2014.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

More on P. Roth, CIA Torture Program, Heroin & mental health in the Army from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Posted April 13th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Dear Colleagues,

given the charged global political atmosphere whether in Ukraine, where geography is destiny, Boston and it’s marathon remembrances, fatal shootings at Fort Hood or stabbings at high schools, a lost airplane seems to be losing significance and people are almost afraid to breathe the air or drink the water. To get away from from all the bad news, the international psychoanalytic website takes a more contemplative and philosophical Read the rest of this post »

Psychology Sunday: Gordon Allport

Posted April 13th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday, Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read:  Gordon Allport on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Was Gordon Allport a Trait Theorist? by David C. Zuroff of McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Click Here to Read:  Why should we care about Gordon Allport? A talk given at the March 14th, 2001 Allport Award Dinner to the St. Olaf Psychology Department Faculty and Students By Chuck Huff.

Raising a Moral Child

Posted April 13th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Raising a Moral Child By Adam Grant in The New York Times on April 11, 2014.

Meeting the Needs of the Power Structure

Posted April 12th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Meeting the Needs of the Power Structure By Bruce E. Levinon the Occupy Times website. 

Tragic Trends in the Treatment of Addictive Illness

Posted April 12th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Tragic Trends in the Treatment of Addictive Illness by By Edward J. Khantzian, MD in The Psychiatric News on March 18, 2014.

‘Mad Men’ Season 7: Anxiety rides the red-eye

Posted April 12th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  ‘Mad Men’ Season 7: Anxiety rides the red-eye by By Hank Stuever in The Washington Post on  April 11, 2014.

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MH370 and the black box of the mind

Posted April 12th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  MH370 and the black box of the mind  Psychoanalyst Josh Cohen on the flight recorder as a potent image of our helpless relationship to the world and to ourselves by Josh Cohen on the Guardian website on April 11, 2014.

Heartbleed: How and Why to Change Your Passwords Today

Posted April 12th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, General News

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Click Here to Read:  Heartbleed: How and Why to Change Your Passwords Today by Geoffrey A. Fowler  in The Wall Street Journal on April 9, 2014.

You know how you’ve been meaning to update your passwords? Today’s really the day to do it.