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Helping Others Think: A Tribute to Edwin M. Yoder, Jr. at 80

Joel K. Goldstein | Posted 07.18.2014 | Media
Joel K. Goldstein

All of these works have enriched my life, and invite rereading, and I commend them to those who have not yet experienced Ed's help in shaping their thinking and the enjoyment that inevitably comes from reading his work.

Conflict and Culture at New York's Jewish Museum

Sigmund Freud | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
Sigmund Freud

An event at New York's Jewish Museum has been cancelled because Judith Butler's politics are just too controversial. What a sad commentary on the Jewish community's tolerance for debate these days!

(R)evolution in Academia: Laurence Rickels and the James Bond Spectre

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 03.15.2014 | Books
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

"My name is Bond... James Bond." Just why are we so bonded to that line and the world's longest running film franchise sourced in the Ian Fleming novels?

The Basic Economical Psychology of Love and Desirability

Alissa Fleck | Posted 02.25.2014 | Science
Alissa Fleck

Why is it the more we perceive someone as being prized or "in demand," romantically-speaking, the more we are drawn to them (lurking variables aside)?

Why Do We Dream?

DreamsCloud | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living
DreamsCloud

There is not one answer. But everyone does it. It's as natural as breathing, and just as much of an involuntary activity -- even people who don't remember dreaming actually do, for at least one to two hours every night.

Sins of the Father: 'Truth Like the Sun' Reviewed

Sunny Bjerk | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Sunny Bjerk

Ultimately, this novel's strength resides in its depictions of characters whose ethics and motivations occupy a liminal, grey space between good and bad, moral and immoral.

Exchange Religion for Faith

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

We can't own the truth. No particular tribe has a patent on it. It hovers somewhere out there in the middle, between all the oppositions that bedevil our societies right now.

Men Who Love Women Who Love Women

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Freud was responsible for the term penis envy. But is there vagina envy--an emotion that some males might be prone to experience after watching the ...

This Emotion Is Weighing You Down. Here's What You Need To Know About It.

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.02.2013 | Healthy Living

Sigmund Freud, the father of modern psychology, was obsessed with guilt. In his psychological framework, the painful emotion (a tension between the su...

Freud's Mistress

Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman

Did Sigmund Freud, the greatest figure in history to explain human sexuality and desire, have an affair with his wife's younger sister? Six years ago, a German sociologist finally resolved the burning question that has fascinated Freud scholars for the past century.

Egoist or Egotist

Francis Levy | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics
Francis Levy

Freud is usually credited with the discovery of the ego, but should it rightfully be Hobbes since it was he who really viewed man as a creature locked...

Choice Theory

Francis Levy | Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Francis Levy

The Times ran the obit of William Glasser ("William Glasser, 88, Doctor Who Said One Could Choose Happiness, Is Dead," NYT, 9/4/13). Syntactically it'...

The Collective (Un)Consciousness; Remember Your Dreams

Amanda Slavin | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology
Amanda Slavin

I have found as we get older and our dreams become dictated by what society says we should be buying, dreaming, and doing, we have forgotten our very visions, and what drives us in a deep meaningful way to be who we are.

5 Psychoanalyses Of Book Characters

| Posted 07.11.2013 | Books

Originally posted on Bookish by Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman: The founding father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud has fascinated and infuriated...

Murder, She Read: Why Bad Deeds Make Good Fictions

Evan Gottlieb | Posted 09.08.2013 | Books
Evan Gottlieb

Why is it generally considered not only acceptable but even pleasurable to read about adultery and murder when society doesn't tolerate them in real life?

Child Specter Appears Nightly at Carnival

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 08.08.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

I'm following traveling carnivals from coast to coast for a year, writing essays about America from the road.

Of Men and Mortals

Connor Ryan | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Connor Ryan

It is truly ironic that the only way persons become immortal is through their own mortality. Men and women of past are considered great because of what they did while they were alive

Ben Marcus's "The Dark Arts"

Francis Levy | Posted 08.01.2013 | Books
Francis Levy

There is a brilliant moment in Ben Marcus New Yorker short story, "The Dark Arts." Julien the central character has come to Dusseldorf for treatment for a chronic and unspecified illness.

What Do You Think Of When You See This Couch?

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.06.2013 | HuffPost Home

This sofa has changed many minds over the years.

Jane Irish: Sông Hương: Withdrawing Room

Gabriela Vainsencher | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts
Gabriela Vainsencher

While Irish's devotion to the political propelled her to paint in Vietnam and France, it is striking how much this show does not scream 'political art!.' I think it is exactly this show's relative ambiguity, that makes it more interesting and more effective.

My Own Educational Exchange Trip: Cuba or the Danube-a?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Read More: Strauss, Syria, Treasury Department, Mongolia, Migraine, Kapuziner, Hosanna, Havana, Rapping, Benedictine Sisters, Blood Sausage, Buena Vista Social Club, Coffee, Taxi Cab Drivers, Salsa, Superbowl; Obama Fundraiser, Orlando Hernandez Pedroso, Argentina, Bette Midler, Lucy and Ethel, German, Kardashians, Cabaret, Freud, Cafe Landtmann, Yapping, Stallions, Sean Carter, Lyrics, Dumplings, Blonde, Mr. Sandman, Doner Kebab, Hungarian, Tandoori Chicken, Katy Perry, Cole Porter, I Got Rhythm, 3/4 Time, Cigars, Wild Eagles, Persian Caviar, Schwartzenegger, Cuba, Olives, Black Beans, Vivienne Westwood, Solange, Vanillekipferl, Puppini Sisters, Anniversary, The Danube, El Duque, Desi, Papayas, Sasha , Melange, Cafe Cubano, Civics, Malia, Sisterhood, Hostel, Carmelite Nuns, Sisters, Korea, Celia Cruz, Cuban Cigars, Rosemary Clooney, Fashion, Manna, Nostalgia, Vienna Austria, George Gershwin, Vienna, Spanish, Black Pudding, Vocal Coach, Pastries, Spiritain-Ment, Siestas, Turkish Figs, Euros, Rosie Clooney, Desi Arnaz, Beyonce, Educational Exchange, Hemingway, Dazzling Damsels, Gershwin, Colombia, Tito Puente, Melting Pot, Oriental, Pistachios, Diplomatic Relations, Pesos, Serena, Venus, Vienna Convention, Rihanna, Romantic, Sugar Ramos, Waltz, Bandana, Lipizzaner-Horses, Frijoles Negros, Language Lab, Platanos, Jay Z, Marcella Puppini, Tango, Goulash, Mediterranean, FSK 13 Culture Festival, Blue Danube, Cartagena, Croatian, Slovakian, Stephanushaus, Babalu, Rochusmarket, Wienerschnitzel, Travel News
Randee Mia Berman

When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.

Freud Would Build an App for That: Bringing Modern Tech to an Analog Practice

Melissa Thompson | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Melissa Thompson

Freud knew we could not fully understand the biology of the brain, and consequently, his approach was more art than science. Now, science is getting closer to creating the holistic puzzle to help scientist solve pervasive challenges for brain health.

Kickstarter Project Turns Sigmund Freud's Handwriting Into a Computer Font

Daniel Vahab | Posted 06.01.2013 | Technology
Daniel Vahab

Entitled, "Sigmund Freud Typeface - A Letter to your Shrink," a Kickstarter project, aims to turn the esteemed twentieth-century psychoanalyst's handwriting into a computer typeface that would allow for digital letter writing.

Entering Steubenville

Francis Levy | Posted 05.25.2013 | Crime
Francis Levy

Theirs was really an act of post-modern rape to the extent that they sought to turn it into a media event, where their predecessors did anything to hide their acts.

Secrets: the Untold Story of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

While David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method concentrates on Jung's relationship with Sabina Spielrein, Ken Wydro's Secrets, introduces a later patient/lover, Toni Wolff.