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Sigmund Freud

Meet The Street Artist Dissecting Pop Culture, One Mural At A Time

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.29.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"Scientists, psychologists, surgeons ... in the end we're all driven by a similar curiosity." This month has been a whirlwind in New York for an Au...

Addicted To One God

Mark Schmanko | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Mark Schmanko

My point is that whatever is real and compelling about god-talk, it's approached far more adequately with plural language, plural deities, plural visions, even plural realities, all of which can expand our spiritual imagination to better understand and engage religion and spirituality in its wild, deep and powerful diversity today.

American Id: Freud on Trump

Eli Zaretsky | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
Eli Zaretsky

Is it possible to read Freud historically in a way that can illuminate the Trump phenomenon?

A Handful of Chisels: On Stones & Poetry by Claire Potter

Poetry Foundation | Posted 05.23.2016 | Books
Poetry Foundation

By Claire Potter Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry's current issue. Claire Potter's poem "The Art of Sideways" appears ...

A Night's Ascension Into Enchantment

Ali Z. Hussain | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Ali Z. Hussain

The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization, and, above all, by the 'disenchantment of the world.' Precisely the...

Waiting for the Dramatic Payoff

George Heymont | Posted 03.10.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

Anyone who has been a parent or caregiver knows the value of patience. Anyone who has tried to teach a youngster how to play a musical instrument knows the value of patience.

Am I Bot or Not?

Gregg Murray | Posted 03.07.2016 | Technology
Gregg Murray

Before IBM's Deep Blue made it cool, there was a chess-playing computer. In the late 18th century and into the 19th, it wowed incredulous audiences who couldn't tell, though many suspected, that a human was somehow behind it.

Why Do Public Bathrooms Make Us So Anxious, And Why Aren't We Doing Anything About It?

The Conversation US | Posted 11.20.2015 | Weird News
The Conversation US

American public bathrooms are often designed to make the experience exceedingly uncomfortable. Silence about the issue persists, largely because of cultural taboos that discourage any discussion about alleviating design flaws.

Gun Control Debate: A View from Hoplophiliaville

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Most clear thinking people understand that "hoplophobia" itself is an irrational term since there is nothing "irrational" about fearing that one could be listed among the 10,000+ gun-related homicides each year in the U.S., many perpetrated by people who purchased firearms legally.

Need Help Working Through A Personal Crisis? Just Pretend You're Freud

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.21.2015 | Science

If you're in the midst of a personal crisis and trying to figure out the best solution, here's a trick that just might help you find the answer: Prete...

How Albert Einstein Helped Shape The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hanoch Gutfreund | Posted 08.13.2015 | Science
Hanoch Gutfreund

The Hebrew University was not established by a ruling monarch or by the government of an existing state. It was conceived and founded by the Zionist movement, which pursued the goal of establishing a Jewish homeland.

The One Rule For Letting Go Of Baggage In Your 50s

Garry Gilfoy | Posted 08.08.2015 | Fifty
Garry Gilfoy

Let's talk about the forgotten 50s. There's not much work out there that focuses on the developmental psychology of these years, but their significance for a generative later life is profound.

Super Egos Without Superegos: Continuing Corruption in Corporate Compensation

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 05.30.2016 | Business
Neil S. Greenspan

Those executives who claim that their rewards are conferred by the logic of the market are either lacking in economic understanding or are being disingenuous. There is no honest market for corporate leadership.

The Limits of Introspection

David Sze | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Psychological research tells us that introspection is often a highly inaccurate source of self-knowledge. An over-reliance on introspection trips one up -- decreasing performance, reducing decision quality and even undermining self-insight.

The 12 Things Sigmund Freud Got Right

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.07.2016 | Science
Blake Fleetwood

It has been more or less 100 years since Freud wrote many of his groundbreaking books and papers on the human mind. And while some of his theories have been discredited, many major ideas have been borne out and are still relevant today.

The Many Benefits Of Lucid Dreaming

DreamsCloud | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
DreamsCloud

Like most skills, lucid dreaming takes practice, and acquiring self-knowledge is not the only reward. Living out our private fantasies is another perk.

Dear Freud: 10 Things That Will Get a Man Lucky, Every Time - Love, The Strokes

Margaret Hession | Posted 04.25.2015 | Women
Margaret Hession

The premise here is we women know precisely what traits we like in men, even if men are the last ones to figure this out. Hint: there are actually ten things we love, not just seven.

Unearthed Letter From Freud Reveals His Thoughts On Gay People

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In 1935, Sigmund Freud penned a response to a mother who had asked him for help with her gay son. Despite the broader perceptions of homosexuality at ...

Italian Photographer Pays Homage To 'Invincibles' In Series Dedicated To Truly Free Spirits

HuffPost Italy | Arianna Catania | Posted 02.13.2015 | Arts

Letizia Battaglia, an important Sicilian photographer from Palermo, Italy, took a series of shots of legendary Italian film director Pier Paolo Pasoli...

We Share More When We Feel Interconnected

Joel Tauber | Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel Tauber

The act of sharing re-awakens our more interconnected selves. It blurs the boundaries between what is mine and thine, as philosopher Win-chiat Lee so eloquently explains; and it brings us together in the process.

Widespread Problems On Rikers Island Tough To Fix

Associated Press | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 12.29.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Victor Woods shook uncontrollably, his body wracked by convulsions, as fellow inmates held him in their arms and shouted for help. ...

The Most Influential Psychiatrist Of The 20th Century Might Be Someone You've Never Heard Of (NEW BOOK)

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 01.05.2015 | Books
Jonathan D. Moreno

One hundred years ago, a 23-year-old University of Vienna medical student attended a lecture by Professor Sigmund Freud. It was a dream analysis. As...

What Does It Mean if I Don't Have Money Dreams?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Now, if you do dream about actual money, that doesn't necessarily mean that you are coming into financial wealth (sorry -- don't shoot the messenger). Remember, our dreams speak in the language of symbols.

The Task of the Modern Psychotherapist

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

The "good enough" psychotherapist adapts theories to relate and collaborate with clients to support their growth and help examine obstacles that interfere with their constructive goals.

Questions on Dramatic Monologue

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 10.28.2014 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Let's hypothesize a theater of solitude: a single character grappling with his own interminable discourse -- at intervals whispered and shouted; prosaic one moment, poetic or even epic the next. What is the status, in that case, of this voice that speaks nonstop?