Lambros Malafouris, who is Johnson Research and Teaching Fellow in Creativity, Cognition and Material Culture, University of Oxford, reviews two books for the journal Brain: Aping Mankind (Acuman, 2011) by Raymond Tallis and Landscape of the Mind: Human Evolution and the Archaeology of Thought (Columbia, 2011) by John Hoffecker.
Constance A. Cummings, PhD (@thefpr_org), is Project Director of the non-profit Foundation for Psychocultural Research, which supports and advances interdisciplinary research and scholarship at the intersection of brain, mind, culture, and mental health and illness. She is co-editor of two volumes published by Cambridge University Press: Formative Experiences: The Interaction of Caregiving, Culture, and Developmental Psychobiology (2010) with biocultural anthropologist Carol Worthman, neurobiologist Paul Plotsky, and child psychiatrist Dan Schechter) and the forthcoming Revisioning Psychiatry: Cultural Phenomenology, Critical Neuroscience, and Global Mental Health with cultural psychiatrist Laurence Kirmayer and psychological anthropologist Rob Lemelson. She received her doctorate in theoretical syntax from New York University and her AB in classics from Brown University.
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Psychiatric Times recaps changes in DSM-5 re psychotic disorders. But see also a terrific article in 2010 Nature (“The Environment and Schizophrenia”) by van Os et al. for a much less reductionistic examination of environment.
Andreas Roepstorff of the Interacting Minds Centre (Aarhus University)
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