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The New Administration: Aims for the IPA

Posted September 24th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to View:  The New Administration:  Aims for the IPA, Video (in 3 parts) of the Final Plenary Session from the recent IPA Prague Congress 2013. It was delivered by the new President, Stefano Bolognini and Vice President Alexandra Billinghurst, with an introduction from Juan Carlos Weissmann.

Fear memories can be overcome during sleep, researchers say

Posted September 24th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

Memory Bearing Cells

Click Here to Read: Fear memories can be overcome during sleep, researchers say By Meeri Kim in The Washington Post  on September 22, 2013.

Courtesy of Xu Liu and Steve Ramirez - The hippocampus of a mouse brain, after the making of a memory. The cells glowing in red contain the memory of a particular environment and have been genetically tricked to be capable of being turned on with just brief pulses of light.

Popular Culture through the Lens at CFS

Posted September 24th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements
Contemporary Freudian Society
NY Division – Scientific Program
 
Popular Culture through the Lens:
A Psychoanalytic Forum on Film and Media
Sunday, October 27, 2013
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Hatch Auditorium Read the rest of this post »

John Kennell, Advocate of Infant Bonding, Dies at 91

Posted September 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

dog-kennell-Click Here to Read: John Kennell, Advocate of Infant Bonding, Dies at 91 By Paul Vitello in The New York Times on September 21, 2013.

Dr. John H. Kennell, seated, around 1960. “No one was paying attention to what the baby wanted,” he said of his research.

 

Fear Learning & Memory Across Adolescent Development with Francis Lee at NYPSI

Posted September 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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

Saturday, October 5, 2013, 10 am – 12 pm

Francis Lee, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College
Fear Learning & Memory Across Adolescent Development
Discussant: Maggie Zellner, Ph.D. Read the rest of this post »

Review of Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely

Posted September 22nd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Review of Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely, edited by Arlene Kramer Richards, Lucille Spira, and Arthur A. Lynch,  Reviewed by Edwin Fancher.

Click Here to Buy:  Encounters with Loneliness: Only the Lonely.

Signs May Be Evident in Hindsight, but Predicting Violent Behavior Is Tough

Posted September 22nd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Signs May Be Evident in Hindsight, but Predicting Violent Behavior Is Tough By Denise Grady in The New York Times on September 18, 2013.

Jeffrey W. Swanson, a professor of psychiatry, says that it is difficult to pick out people likely to commit violent acts.

Are Depression’s Causes Biological?

Posted September 22nd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Letters To Editors

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Click Here to Read: Are Depression’s Causes Biological? Letters to the Editor of The New York Times on  September 15, 2013,

The China History Podcast

Posted September 21st, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, China

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Click Here to Listen To:  The China History Podcast.

Opening Remarks by Art Lynch at Wuhan, China

Posted September 20th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China, Papers

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Click Here to Read:  Opening Remarks by Art Lynch, Ph.D. at The 9th Annual Meeting of the Chinese Association for Mental Health, Psychological Therapy and Psychological Counseling Professional Committee.

The Violence in Our Heads

Posted September 20th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The Violence in Our Heads By T. M. Luhrmann in The New York Times on  September 19, 2013.

 

Zoe Beloff proposes model for Blackpool theme park based on Freudian psychoanalysis

Posted September 20th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Zoe Beloff proposes model for Blackpool theme park based on Freudian psychoanalysis By Mark Sheerin  on the Culture 24 website on   September 19, 2013.

Back in the day: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society© Zoe Beloff

Noted Psychoanalyst Howard Shevrin

Posted September 19th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: A Discussion with Dr. Howard Shevrin on this website.

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalytic Power: Its Unique Character and Self-Destructive Effect by Howard Shevrin on this website.

Click Here to Read:  Howard Shevrin’s 1991 Fisher Lecture at NYPSI on this website.

 

 

 

WCSPP Clinical Consultation

Posted September 19th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read:  WCSPP Clinical Consultations:  New Opportunities for Clinicians.

I think, therefore I earn

Posted September 19th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News, Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read: I think, therefore I earn: Philosophy graduates are suddenly all the rage with employers. What can they possibly have to offer? by Jessica Shepherd on The Guardian website on November 19, 2007.

Philosophy student Joe Cunningham: considering a future in medical ethics. Photograph: Graham Turner

 

IPA Bulletin 5, Fall 2013.

Posted September 19th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read:  IPA Bulletin 5, Fall 2013.

UC Davis professor strives to close gaps in mental health care

Posted September 19th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  UC Davis professor strives to close gaps in mental health care By Cynthia H. Craft on the Sacramento Bee website on  September 18, 2013.

Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, director of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities at UC Davis Medical Center, leads efforts to identify barriers to better health and health care.

Manny Crisostomo / mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

 

 

Philosophy Thursday: Jonathan Lear

Posted September 19th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read:  Freud KO’s Plato on this website.

Click Here to Read:  Only Psychoanalysis Can Make You Really Unhappy on this website.

Yung-Yidish digitized

Posted September 19th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Yung-Yidish digitized on the Stanford University Libraries website.

Neuroscience May Help Us Understand Financial Bubbles

Posted September 19th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Neuroscience May Help Us Understand Financial Bubbles New research published in the journal Neuron suggests that market bubbles are in fact driven by a biological impulse to try to predict how others behave By Will de Freitas on the POPSCI  website on September 18, 2013.

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