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Psychology Sunday: Abraham Maslow

Posted March 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

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Click Here to Read:  Abraham Maslow on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs on the Wikipedia. website.

Click Here to Read:  Chapter 10, A Hierarchy of Needs, from The A First Look at Communication Theory by Em Griffin.

Click Here to Read: Abraham Maslow on the Pursuit of Happiness Read the rest of this post »

Thoughts on Measurement by Jane Hall

Posted March 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Thoughts on Measurement
by Jane Hall

The following essay is based on personal thoughts accrued over 40 years of experience including memories of my candidacy – and although there are those who have different experiences, I hope these ideas can be considered with open minds.

Measuring each other is, more often than not, a fruitless exercise and breeds strife where there should be encouragement, ill will where there should be generativity, falsification of material due to perceived requirements, and mistrust where there should be trust.

If we can agree that the practice of psychoanalysis is intensive work with Read the rest of this post »

Consciousness, human & world history, sociology, deviance, neuroscience & astronomy from Sasha Rolde

Posted March 7th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Dear Colleagues:

With apologies for having skipped a week due to attendance at the APsaA meetings in San Franciso, I return to report to you about the menu of the international psychoanalytic website. After the most memorable turn of events at the APsaA, and the not so favorable status quo in global politics, it is refreshing to read the multifaceted posts that I/we missed the last 2 weeks.

As usual I will list the posts that stood out for me, followed by a list of the others.

My choices were:

1) Elio Frattaroli’s The Psychoanalytic Process: Becoming Conscious of Becoming Conscious Read the rest of this post »

Rare Footage of the Chofetz Chaim Surfaces—From Fox News(reel):

Posted March 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, General News

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Click Here To Read and View: Rare Footage of the Chofetz Chaim Surfaces—From Fox News(reel): The influential rabbi takes a walk in 1923 By Pini Dunner and Menachem Butler| on the Tablet Website on March 6, 2015.

Events at CMPS

Posted March 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Scientific Papers

Drawing: A Study in Meaningful Coincidence
Four people, who are otherwise unconnected, come together and begin to interact in ways that appear to be based on a common traumatic past. Unknown to each other, three of them are recovering from the suicide of a loved one. The story of their interactions raises the question about what (other than chance) could draw them together. Themes of Read the rest of this post »

How Headlines Change the Way We Think

Posted March 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: How Headlines Change the Way We Think by Maria Konnikova in The New Yorker on December 17, 2014,

Amid brazen, deadly attacks, gay Syrians tell of fear of ISIS persecution

Posted March 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, General News

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Click Here to Read: Amid brazen, deadly attacks, gay Syrians tell of fear of ISIS persecution By Arwa Damon and Zeynep Bilginsoy, on the CNN website on March 6, 2015.

Photography Friday: Arnie Richards

Posted March 6th, 2015 by jseligmann
Categories: Photography

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“Every year,” says Dr Richards, “Lake Worth Florida has a street art festival. Artists young and old come from all over the state.”

If you would like to have your photography considered for internationalpsychoanalysis.net’s Photography Friday, send your jpegs to Joel Seligmann, the Photography Editor.

 

Taming of The Crew: Understanding & Coping with Childhood Aggression in the Context of Home & Family II with Wendy Olesker at NYPSI

Posted March 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
CHILD & ADOLESCENT ANALYSIS DIVISION
DIALOGUES ON CHILDHOOD
Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org
www.nypsi.org

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 8 – 9:15 p.m., Wendy Olesker, Ph.D. will present on Taming of The Crew: Understanding & Coping with Childhood Aggression in the Context of Home & Family II Read the rest of this post »

Philosophy Thursday: Jacques Derrida

Posted March 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read: Jacques Derrida on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Jacques Derrida on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read:  On Cruelty Review of The Death Penalty: Vol. I by Jacques Derrida, translated by Peggy Kamuf, Reviewed by Judith Butler in the London Review of Books on July 17, 2013 .

Click Here to Read: Derrida: The Excluded Favorite by Emily Eakin in The New York Times on March 25, 2013. Read the rest of this post »

The Starry Sky & the Still Small Voice: Sigmund Freud

Posted March 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: The Starry Sky & the Still Small Voice: Sigmund Freud on the Jewish Virtual Library Website.

Review of The Interwoven Lives of Sigmund, Anna and W. Ernest Freud

Posted March 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

FrontCoverforBenveniste Click Here to Read:  Review of The Interwoven Lives of Sigmund, Anna and W. Ernest Freud: Three Generations of Psychoanalysis. (2015)  By Daniel Benveniste, PhD, Reviewed by Jeffrey Golland.



Click here to Buy: Dr Benveniste’s Book.


 

Happy Birthday Sigmund Freud Offline Sale at IPBooks on May 6th!

Posted March 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Art

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Purchase any book(s) on May 6th from IPBooks by calling or faxing 718-728-7416 and we will give you a 10% discount  and free shipping!  This offer is only available by phone or fax.

The Creation and Evolution of a Hostile Introject over 50 Years with Wendy Olesker at NYPSI

Posted March 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Scientific Meeting
Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY, 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org
www.nypsi.org

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 8 – 10:00 PM
Wendy Olesker, Ph.D. on The Creation and Evolution of a Hostile Introject over 50 Years

Discussants: Drs. Miriam Steele and Inga Blom Read the rest of this post »

Joshua Fishman, Yiddishist and Linguistics Pioneer, Dies at 88

Posted March 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

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Click Here to Read:  Joshua Fishman, Yiddishist and Linguistics Pioneer, Dies at 88 By Jordan Kutzik on the Jewish Daily Forward Web Site on March 4, 2015.

A version of this piece appeared in Yiddish here.

Philip Levine (1928–2015): A poet of working class life and struggle

Posted March 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Poetry

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Click Here to Read: Philip Levine (1928–2015): A poet of working class life and struggle By Dorota Niemitz and Matthew Brennan on the World Socialist Web Site on March 5, 2015.

Phillip Levine, September 2006, photo by David Shankbone

Nietzsche, Heidegger and creativity

Posted March 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: Nietzsche, Heidegger and creativity by Bert Oliver on Mail and Guardian Website on February 15, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  1942  Note Published in Germany byHeidegger: ­“Jews Self­-Destructed.” New  Black  Notebooks  reveal  philosopher’s shocking take on Shoah by Donatella Di Cesare.

Division 39 News

Posted March 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, General News

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Division News
President’s Message

By Marilyn Vharles, PhD and Usha Tummala-Narra, PhD

Over the past year, we have witnessed a series of events involving violence against racial and ethnic minorities, particularly African Americans. As mental health professionals, we know that these events reflect systemic injustice connected with a longstanding history of racism and xenophobia in the United States and elsewhere. As Read the rest of this post »

The Biology of Being Good to Others

Posted March 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  The Biology of Being Good to Others: Review of
Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others
by David Sloan Wilson, Reviewed by H. Allen Orr in The New York Review of Books in the March 19, 2015 Issue.

Writer’s Wednesday: Mo Yan

Posted March 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Mo Yan on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Mo Yan – Facts on the Nobelprize.org Website.

Click Here to Read: After Fury Over 2010 Peace Prize, China Embraces Nobel Selection By Andrew Jacobs and Sarah Lyall in The New York Times on October. 11, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Frog by Mo Yan review – the Chinese Nobel Read the rest of this post »