C L I C K H E R E T O D O W N L O A D F L Y E R The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture announces its annual call for papers for the Charles Hughes Fellowship and the John Spiegel Fellowship in Cultural Psychiatry. The […]
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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[This interview is cross-posted at somatosphere.net and the fpr blog.] Science writer Karen A. Frenkel interviews anthropologist Karen Nakamura for the FPR. Karen Nakamura is Associate Professor of Anthropology and East Asian Studies at Yale University. A cultural and visual anthropologist, her research focuses on disability and minority social movements in contemporary Japan. Her ethnography about sign […]
Here’s the link to Mike Jay’s great review of Suzanne Corkin’s new book “Permanent Present Tense: The Man with No Memory and What He Taught the World.”
Russell Poldrack of UT Austin talks about cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, and the current focus on connectivity. Here is the link: Russell Poldrack, NTS March 2013
Ziv Y., Burns L.D., Cocker E.D., Hamel E.O., Ghosh K.K., Kitch L.J., Gamal A.E. & Schnitzer M.J. (2013). Long-term dynamics of CA1 hippocampal place codes, Nature Neuroscience, 16 (3) 264-266. DOI: 10.1038/nn.3329
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