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We Know How You Feel: Computers are learning to read emotion, and the business world can’t wait.

Posted January 24th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance, Science News

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Click Here to Read: We Know How You Feel: Computers are learning to read emotion, and the business world can’t wait. By Raffi Khatchadourian in The New Yorker in the January 19, 2015 Issue.

By scanning your face, computers can decode your unspoken reaction to a movie, a political debate, even a video call with a friend. CREDIT ILLUSTRATION BY BRYAN CHRISTIE

New from IPBooks! The Interwoven Lives of Sigmund, Anna and W. Ernest Freud by Daniel Benveniste

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

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Click Here to Purchase:  The The Interwoven Lives of Sigmund, Anna and W. Ernest Freud by Daniel Benveniste on Amazon.com.

Click Here to Read:  The Table of Contents of The Interwoven Lives of Sigmund, Anna and W. Ernest Freud: Three Generations of Psychoanalysis.

Click Here to Read:  Foreword  by Humberto Nágera to The Interwoven Lives of Sigmund, Anna and W. Ernest Freud: Three Generations of Psychoanalysis.

Click Here to Read:  Advance Acclaim for The Interwoven Lives of Sigmund, Anna and W. Ernest Freud: Three Generations of Psychoanalysis.

Read About the Book:

The Interwoven Lives of Sigmund, Anna and W. Ernest Freud is a biography of three members of the Freud family in which the central thread is the life and work of W. Read the rest of this post »

A Eulogy for Elsa Cayat, Who Laughed at Her Killers

Posted January 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Books

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Click Here to Read: A Eulogy for Elsa Cayat, Who Laughed at Her Killers In memory of the murdered ‘Charlie Hebdo’ satirist, book lover, therapist, Jew By Delphine Horvilleur on the Tablet Website on January 21, 2015.

US agencies rank 2014 as Earth’s warmest recorded year

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

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Click Here to Read:  US agencies rank 2014 as Earth’s warmest recorded year By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Website on January 22, 2015.

A global display of the deviations from the 20th century average temperature in 2014. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

What we remember (and forget) about positive and negative experiences

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

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Click Here To Read: What we remember (and forget) about positive and negative experiences: The affective responses we experience about an event influence what we later remember about that event By Elizabeth A. Kensinger on the American Psychological Association website in the Psychological Science Agenda Jorunal in October 2011 Issue, Vol. 25, No. 10.

Albert Einstein: The Violinist

Posted January 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: Albert Einstein: The Violinist By Peregrine White in The Physics Teacher Vol. 43, May 2005.

Helix Center Winter Roundtables

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Art, Movies, Music, Science News

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Click Here to Read: Helix Center Winter Roundtables.

Martin Bergmann died one year ago on January 22nd, 2014

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries, Papers

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Click Here to Read: Martin Bergmann Memorial 3-9-2014 on this website.

Click Here to Read:  A Note by Michael Bergmann about the year since his father’s passing.

Click Here to Read: In response to my 100th birthday by Martin Bergmann on this website. Read the rest of this post »

Why war, ISIS, modern asylums, Dostoyevsky from Sasha Rolde on InternationalPsychoanalysis.net

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Dear Colleagues:

As we brace for yet another snow storm in the northeast, the international psychoanalytic website is the silver lining to provide us with interesting reading psychoanalytic material that applies to both our profession and the to society and world events.

Once again, I will give you my choices followed by the list of contents.
1) There is a current revival of Sabina Spielrein’ contributions. If you can, do attend this meeting:

“Dr. Launer has used in-depth research into Spielrein***s letters, diaries and Read the rest of this post »

The Haftarah Reading That Inspired Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The Haftarah Reading That Inspired Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’: King’s speech draws on a part of Isaiah that Jews recite after Tisha B’Av—offering a model for revitalizing his mission By Charles Kopel on the Tablet Website on January 13, 2015.

People walk past a stone marking the spot where Martin Luther King Jr. made his 1963 speech on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Click Here to Read: The Plot for America: Remembering Civil Rights Leader Joachim Prinz: The influential Newark rabbi was a confidante of Martin Luther King, but he’s been all but ignored by history By Allan Nadler on the Tablet Website on nFebruary 25, 2011,

Conscience and Conflict: British Artists and the Spanish Civil War

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here To Read: Conscience and Conflict: British Artists and the Spanish Civil War By Paul Mitchell on the World Socialist Web Site on January 19, 2015.

Felicia Brown, Self Portrait, not dated, Private Collection © The Estate of the Artist

Coming soon from IPBooks: Applied Psychoanalysis: Exploration and Excursions by David Werman

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Books

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Click Here for: The flyer for Applied Psychoanalysis: Exploration and Excursions by David Werman, soon to be published by IPBooks.net

Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Posts on the Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action blog by The Contemporary Psychoanalysis Group on the Psychology Today blogs.

Van Gogh: The Courage & the Cunning

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Books

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Click Here to Read:  Van Gogh: The Courage & the Cunning: Review of Van Gogh: A Power Seething, by Julian Bell Reviewed by Michael Kimmelman in The New York Review of Books in the February 5, 2015 issue.

Philosophy Thursday: Francis Bacon

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read: Francis Bacon on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Francis Bacon on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on December 29, 2003.

Click Here to Read: Sir Francis Bacon on the  Brookhaven National Laboratory  Website. Read the rest of this post »

Writers Wednesday: Vasily Grossman

Posted January 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read:  Vasily Grossman on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Vasily Grossman on the New York Review of Books website.

Click Here to Read: Vasily Grossman: Loser, Saint by Sam Sacks in The New Yorker on June 25, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Life and Fate by Vasily GrossmanL Vasily Grossman’s novel is one of the great narratives of battle, a moral monument, a Read the rest of this post »

France: The Ground Shifts

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

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Click Here to Read: France: The Ground Shifts by Mark Lilla in The New York Review of Books.

Demonstrators on the Triumph of the Republic statue at Place de la Nation, during the march in support of Charlie Hebdo, Paris, January 11, 2015.

A reading of Freud’s Moses and Monotheism with Eli Zaretsky at NYPSI

Posted January 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
WORKS IN PROGRESS
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, February 4, 2015, 8:30 p.m. (note time change)
Eli Zaretsky, Ph.D. will conduct A reading of Freud’s Moses and Monotheism
Free and open to the public.
Register HERE, nypsi.org or 212-879-6900 Read the rest of this post »

Op-Ed: What Selma means to the Jews

Posted January 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read:  Op-Ed: What Selma means to the Jews By Susannah Heschel on the JTA website on January 18, 2015.

Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (second from right), marches at Selma with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Bunche, Rep. John Lewis, Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth and Rev. C.T. Vivian. (Courtesy of Susannah Heschel)

The Charlie Cover: Slander, ridicule, and terror in post-1968 France

Posted January 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  The Charlie Cover: Slander, ridicule, and terror in post-1968 France By Paul Berman on the Tablet website on January 14, 2015.