Video: Alain Badiou and Michel Foucault

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From Verso: A televised 1965 discussion between Alain Badiou and Michel Foucault, under the heading "Philosophy and Psychology," is available to stream in three parts. Videos →­

DACA has “Immediate and Positive” Impact on Lives of Immigrant Students, Study Finds

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New research demonstrates the benefits and complexities for immigrants transitioning from undocumented to DACA status.

“Psychiatry and the Humanities”: Postgraduate Course

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From the American Philosophical Association: A pioneering course called "Psychiatry and the Humanities" for postgraduate students at the University of Montreal has been nominated for the...

‘Father of Black Psychology’ Joseph L. White Dies at 84

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From Times Union: Joseph L. White, a psychologist, social activist, and teacher who helped pioneer the field of black psychology, has died at age 84. "In the...

Histories of Violence: Neurodiversity and the Policing of the Norm

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In this interview for the Los Angeles Review of Books, cultural theorist and philosopher Erin Manning discusses neurodiversity, a movement that seeks to depathologize traits, experiences, and...

Students Sue Oxford University for Mental Health Discrimination

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From Express: Catherine Dance, a 24-year-old law graduate, is suing Oxford University's Jesus College for refusing to grant accommodations for her mental health disability and forcing...

How Culpable Are Educators and Psychologists in Youth Suicide?

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In this piece for Medium, Karen Kilbane discusses the ways that contemporary psychological theories, diagnoses, and behavior modification programs are harming the mental health and emotional...

We Need to Broaden the Philosophical Landscape of Social Work

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In this piece for Community Care, Anjum Shah argues that social work academics need to pay more attention to the work of the philosopher Frantz...

The Other Mrs. Smith Will Shock and Move You

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From The Vancouver Sun: Bonnie Burstow's recently released book The Other Mrs. Smith is not only an accurate portrayal of the horrific consequences of ECT but...

Is the US Education System Producing a Society of Smart Fools?

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From Scientific American: According to Cornell University psychologist Robert Sternberg, the U.S. education system is entirely focused on developing and rewarding students' analytic intelligence -...

A Text Therapy App Plans to Start Prescribing Drugs to Users

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From Business Insider: Talkspace, a text message-based therapy platform, is bringing on a team of psychiatrists to prescribe medications to patients. The app is also...

How Norms Change

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From The New Yorker: The extent to which we act on our biases is largely dependent upon the social norms within our surrounding environments, which...

Targets are Damaging Students’ Mental Health

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In this piece for The Guardian, a schoolteacher explains how unrealistic expectations of students' academic performance as well as a strong emphasis on test scores have harmed students'...

Writing Women Into Psychology

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From Psychology Today: A recent study examining a sample of widely used social psychology textbooks found that the contributions of women and people of color...

Coping With Trauma in the Classroom

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From the Stamford Advocate: Increasing numbers of students have been affected by trauma; almost half of American adolescents have experienced an adverse childhood event. It...

The Frantz Fanon’s Foundation 2nd Rencontres

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From the Blog of the APA: This past December, the Frantz Fanon Foundation celebrated its 10th anniversary in the "2nd Rencontres" of the Foundation. The...

“No More, We Have a Counselor…Let’s Get Real”

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In this piece for Medium, Karen Kilbane critiques the way the foundational theories of psychology ingrain children and adolescents with self-doubt and self-criticism. "Our psychological theories...

What a New University in Africa is Doing to Decolonize Education

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From The Conversation: A new university in Africa is taking steps toward decolonizing the social sciences, including assigning students non-English texts, studying non-textual sources, and...

Academe Should Accommodate Those With Mental Health Issues

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In this piece for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Patrick Flynn describes how universities can lead the way in providing an accommodating, inclusive environment for...

PhD Students at Higher Risk of Developing a Psychiatric Disorder

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From Business Insider: According to a new study, PhD students are almost twice as likely to develop symptoms of poor mental health as the highly educated...

The Touch of Madness

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In this piece for Pacific Standard, David Dobbs recounts the story of Nev Jones, a psychologist with lived experience who is working to change the...

Students With Mental Health Conditions Find Support at BU

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From STAT: For the past three years, Boston University has offered one of the few programs in the nation dedicated to teaching students who have...

Science is Broken

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In this piece for Aeon, Siddhartha Roy and Marc A. Edwards explore how increasingly perverse incentives and the academic business model are affecting scientific practices and...

How UCLA is Fighting a Proxy Patent Battle in India

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From The Wire: Xtandi, a life-prolonging cancer drug, currently does not have a patent in India, meaning that Indian cancer patients are able to access...