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National Psychological Association For Psychoanalysis: Ninth Annual Oscar Sternbach Award This year’s recipients of the Oscar Sternbach Award are Dr. Mark Solms and Dr. Jaak Panksepp. THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH | www.newschool.edu Jaak Panksepp Ph.D: “Ancestral Memories: Brain Affective Systems, Ancient Emotional Vocalizations, and the Sources of Our Communicative Urges.” Over the last 35 years, Dr. Panksepp has almost singlehandedly created the field of affective neuroscience. His book, Affective Neuroscience: The Foundation of Human and Animal Emotions, is the definitive textbook for the field. He is the Baily Endowed Chair of Animal Well-Being Science at Washington State University, an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Psychology at Bowling Green State University, and the author of A Textbook of Biological Psychiatry. Mark Solms Ph.D: “A Neuropsychoanalytic Approach to ‘The Talking Cure.'” Mark Solms is the director of the Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neuro-Psychoanalysis at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute; a lecturer at the University College Londons Department of Psychology; a consultant in neuropsychology at the Anna Freud Center in London; and an honorary lecturer in the Academic Department of Neurosurgery at St. Bartholomews and the Royal London School of Medicine. Over the last 15 years, Dr. Solms has been the driving force in establishing the new field of neuro-psychoanalysis, which brings together the fields of neuroscience and psychoanalysis
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Christopher S. Hyatt, Ph.D., Adv. M.ED. was trained in experimental and clinical psychology and practiced as a psychotherapist for many years. As Alan Miller, he used the 18 units earned from his military GED towards his first academic career at Los Angeles City College, where he studied accounting for two years. He later changed his graduate to General Psychology, earning Masters Degrees in Experimental Psychology and Medical Education and Counselling. He was a member of a Freudian clinic in Southern California. He spent almost a year studying hypnosis at the Hypnosis Motivation Institute in Los Angeles and also studied hypnosis at the University of California, Irvine. Miller possessed Ph.Ds in both Clinical Psychology and Human Behavior and was a Postdoctoral researcher in Criminal Justice. Some of his techniques blended Reichian physiotherapy and tantric yoga. He also incorporated hypnosis alongside his body work with patients and students. According to his website: “He left academia and state sponsored psychology to become an explorer of the human mind.” Hyatt claimed on his website that as a research scientist he had published “numerous” peer reviewed articles in professional journals and was a Research Fellow at the University of Toronto and the University of Southern California. However, his website does not provide any references or name any of the journals he claims to have published in, making verification of his academic credentials difficult. Christopher Hyatt


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  1. psychomusicanana said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 6:55 am

    Dr Carl Jacobs says here that he reported in his 1980 graduate thesis that he tried and failed to construct an interactive telecommunications system for a psychoanalytic environment; that it cannot be done despite recent advances.Jacobs says it “just could not communicate the levels of empathy and trust” required. Recently in LinkedIn’s digital forum, Psychoanalysis, he derided analysts who have succeeded using Skype – demonstrating that humans, not digital systems, fail at empathy and trust…

  2. apxeli said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 7:14 am

    What a great speech by Solms. Hopefully, the neuropsychoanalytic studies will go on.

  3. BHTSLT said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 7:14 am

    Damasio’s contribution on the conservation of feelings hypothesis makes better sense.

  4. gramercypsych said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 7:54 am

    I was delighted that this wonderful presentation was video taped!

  5. cuddlymushroom223 said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 8:49 am

    thank you for this

  6. indnjake said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 9:10 am

    Darwin, Freud,Neitsche, McCluhan and the future

  7. indnjake said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 9:28 am

    music, emotion, brain/mind and communication

  8. BassyJazzy11 said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 9:49 am

    @niza310 thank you sooooooo much mate

  9. SlimeyVirus said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 9:52 am

    Lovely and enlightening interview, I only wish though the camra man would have a shave. :-)

  10. niza310 said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 10:14 am

    @insidethegod It really is a gem, I’m glad I could share the full interview uninterrupted.

  11. insidethegod said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 10:36 am

    Howard Campbell is so b’dass for catching these Christopher Hyatt jewels. Thanks niza310 for posting.

  12. 605ch said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 11:21 am

    this is a great interview.

  13. yogeesunshine said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 11:50 am

    Thanks for posting. If you love Dr.Robert Anton Wilson, Terance Mckenna, Alan watts, Ram Dass, TImothy Leary you like this.

  14. flaxmasterfats said,

    Wrote on January 1, 2012 @ 11:51 am

    thanks for the post

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