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Neuroscientists Receive Grant from NIMH to Develop State-of-the-art Genome Engineering Technologies

Posted September 24th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Neuroscientists Receive Grant from NIMH to Develop State-of-the-art Genome Engineering Technologies on the News Wire.com Website on September 19, 2016.

The Kavli Foundation Commends the Establishment of an International Brain Initiative

Posted September 24th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  The Kavli Foundation Commends the Establishment of an International Brain Initiative: Global coordination and collaboration among large-scale brain research projects will accelerate progress toward understanding and treating the brain on the News Wire.com website on September 19, 2016

Finding your way around in an uncertain world

Posted September 24th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Finding your way around in an uncertain world on the Science News website on September 19, 2016.

Prof. Bernd Kuhn, Dr. Akihiro Funamizu and Prof. Kenji Doya.

Posted September 24th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read:  Upcoming Round Tables on on the Helix Center Website.

A Mind of One’s Own with Robert Caper at CFS

Posted September 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

A Mind of One’s Own
One-Session Program (3 Contact Hours)
Presenter: Robert Caper, MD
Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Location: Mt. Sinai, Goldwurm Auditorium, Madison Ave @ 98th St., NYC

In the transference, the patient unconsciously identifies the analyst with what he has projected into him, creating what Strachey called an external phantasy object. In the intimate rapport of the analytic session, the analyst tends to identify with these projections as well, which brings him into a relationship with the patient that complements the patient’s transference relationship Read the rest of this post »

In Puerto Rico Town, Locals Wait for Power After Massive Blackout: Was it Sabotage?

Posted September 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Science News

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Click Here to Read and View:  In Puerto Rico Town, Locals Wait for Power After Massive Blackout by Sandra Guzman on the NBC News website on september 22, 2016.

Click Here to Purchase:  Justifiable Evil by Mario j. Pabon from IPBooks.net

Conference to Discuss Latest Research on Neurobiology of Mental Illness

Posted September 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Conference to Discuss Latest Research on Neurobiology of Mental Illness: On October 7, scientists, clinicians, policy makers and patients will join together in an all-day forum to discuss new scientific understandings of psychiatric disorders on the New York Academy of Science website on September 19, 2016.

Grand project to unify global efforts to understand the brain

Posted September 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read:  Grand project to unify global efforts to understand the brain by Andy Coghlan the New Scientist Website on September 19, 2016.

What you see is not always what you get

Posted September 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: What you see is not always what you get on the Medical Xpress website on
September 19, 2016.

More information: Aris Fiser et al. Experience-dependent spatial expectations in mouse visual cortex, Nature Neuroscience (2016). DOI: 10.1038/nn.4385

Deepening the Treatment: Testing and Trusting with Jane Hall at CFS

Posted September 23rd, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Deepening the Treatment: Testing and Trusting
Four-Session Program (6 Contact Hours)
Presenter: Jane S. Hall, LCSW, FIPA
Dates: Saturdays, November 12 & 19, and December 10 & 17, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Location: 49 West 12th Street #1A (bet 5th & 6th Ave), NYC

“Deepening the Treatment: Testing and Trusting” is based on the premise that almost everyone who crosses the therapist’s threshold is looking for a second chance; a chance to live richer, less restricted lives. Second chances depend on the therapist’s ability to show the patient that Read the rest of this post »

The Electorate: 2016 at the Helix Center

Posted September 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Join us on Wednesday, September 28th for our annual benefit.

The Electorate: 2016

 Order tickets

THE HELIX CENTER
invites you to
“The Electorate: 2016”
A cocktail reception & roundtable benefit
in memory of Themis and Theodore Dimon Read the rest of this post »

Trotsky’s day out

Posted September 21st, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: ‘Many of these Jews in New York knew Trotsky, he was very popular’: Trotsky’s day out: How a visit to NYC influenced the Bolshevik revolution: Author Kenneth Ackerman explores the life of the Jewish radical in the weeks leading up to the overthrow of the Russian Provisional Government by JP O’ Malley in the Times of Israel on September 19, 2016.

Happiness at The Helix Center

Posted September 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read: Happiness: Saturday September 24, 2:30-4:30 pm, at The Helix Center.

Symposium 2016: Jack Drescher, Keynote Speaker

Posted September 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Papers

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Click Here to View:  Jack Drescher, Keynote Speaker, at Symposium 2016: Sexuality and Discontents, March 26th, 2016 at Goldwurm Auditorium, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York City.

Click Here to Read:  Schedule and Program for Symposium 2016.

The Puzzling Vilification of Hillary, A Psychoanalyst’s Perspective

Posted September 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  The Puzzling Vilification of Hillary, A Psychoanalyst’s Perspective by Peter Wolson on the Huffington Post website on May 27, 2016.

Movies Monday: The Sorrow and the Pity

Posted September 19th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

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Click Here to Read:  The Sorrow and the Pity on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Review of The Sorrow and the Pity, reviewed by Roger Ebert on the RogerEbert.com website on September 19, 197

Click Here to View:  The Sorrow and the Pity Documentary 1969 on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: The Long Shadow of ‘The Sorrow and the Pity’ By Bill Desowitz in The New York Times on May 7, 2000. Read the rest of this post »

Review of Myths of Mighty Women

Posted September 18th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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We call your attention to  Dr. Nancy Kulish’s thought provoking review of Myths of Mighty Women: Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in JAPA, vol 64 August, 2016.  We invite you to comment on the myths discussed in our book and your experience with myth in life and/or in psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

Click Here to Purchase: Myths of Mighty Women edited by Arlene Kramer Richards and Lucille Spira on IPBooks.net

Society Saturday: Contemporary Freudian Society

Posted September 17th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Society Saturday

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Click Here to Read:  The Contemporary Freudian Society website.

Click Here to Read: A Contemporary Freudian Slip: After a controversial but predictable debate, a leading New York psychoanalytic society changes its name By Jessica Gross on the Tablet Website on May 7, 2012.

Click Here to Read:  Psychoanalytic Training Institute of The Contemporary Freudian Society.

Click Here to Read:  Other Posts of Society Saturday on this website./

Photography Friday: Thomas Struth

Posted September 16th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography

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Click  Here to Read:  Seeing the Deterioration of Technology in Thomas Struth’s Photographs
by Cynthia Cruz on The HyperAllergic on September 9, 2016.

Thomas Struth, “Vacuum Chamber, JPL, Pasadena” (2013), inkjet print, 119.8 x 167.4 cm (© Thomas Struth)

Angst, Reading Group with Lillian Ferrari at Après-Coup

Posted September 16th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Thursday, September 22, 2016, 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm,
FIRST MEETING, READING LACAN’S SEMINAR X: ANGST, Reading Group
LILLIAN FERRARI

Lacan’s Seminar on angst—commonly translated into English as anxiety—is a major turning point in his teaching, in which, laboring through the concept, he will construct his notion of object a as index of the real and as object cause of desire. Read the rest of this post »