Nim Chimsky, the star of a new movie, died too soon. A charming troublemaker, this chimp was the subject of an experiment in understanding language and communication.
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Many people who enter psychotherapy today aren't helped at all. Some end up more troubled than when they began treatment.
Merkin's meticulous dissections of depression have set a standard for courage in the face of the mind's adversities. She confronts herself again and again in ways that are excruciatingly revealing.
Maybe traditional psychoanalysis still needs a wake-up call about the limitations of the theory and the ways that patients have been let down, or even failed.
The Times thought it fitting to allow the sister of Erza Merkin who steered $2.4 billion to Madoff to be prominently featured, and allowed her to get away with the barest sort of disclosure.
On Sunday, the New York Times ran an op-ed column examining how so many could have been duped by Bernie Madoff.
The op-ed dished out harsh words for...
I live in the most ordinary American household - I live alone. Knock on any door in the nation and you are more likely to find a household like mine t...
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