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Jung Speaks With Mountain Lake

In Jung’s autobiography, Memories, Dreams and Reflections, he describes his encounter with the Native American chief, Mountain Lake, of the Taos pueblos in New Mexico in 1932:

Jung’s Statements About Suicide

Jung mentions suicide in his letters, often in response to specific questions regarding suicide from correspondents. It is here that we find Jung had quite specific notions of suicide and

Recent Reading List

Future Psychological Evolution, by John Stewart Evolutions Arrow, by John Stewart Evolutionary Psychology: An Emerging Integrative Perspective Within The Science And Practice Of Psychology, by Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair Evolutionary

The Worst President in History?

There is a great article in this month’s Rolling Stone by the respected Princeton University historian, Sean Wilentz. He looks at the Bush administration from several angles. I’m most concerned

Does Personality Testing Work?

Over the course of the past century, psychology has been consumed with the search for magical tests that will reliably predict someone’s personality. Hermann Rorschach proposed that great meaning lay

Scientific Savvy? In U.S., Not Much

This article is from the New York Times (August 30, 2005). The most striking thing from this article by Cornelia Dean may be that 20% of Americans think that the

Why Sex?

“Sex — it gives us diseases, sucks away our energy, clouds our judgment and doesn’t even transfer our genes that efficiently anyway. So why have humans and most other animals

Archetypal Memory and the Genetic Paradigm

John Ryan Haule is leading some of the most interesting discussions on evolutionary psychology from a Jungian perspective: “Jung dreamed the dream of the biological and human sciences at a

Flock of Dodos

If a Harvard-trained evolutionary biologist makes a film about creationism’s cousin, intelligent design, and calls it “Flock of Dodos,” you know who he’s talking about, right? (more…)

Study Challenges Rush to Medicate

A USC review of published research has found no evidence that early episodes of schizophrenia without medication result in long-term harm for patients. (more…)

Fish Fossil Discovery

Researchers report that they’ve found a key fossil showing a step in the evolutionary transition from fish with fins to four-legged animals that could crawl out onto dry land. Ira

Testing for Telepathy

“By means of thought, we are able to obtain all the elements we need from the universe and to reach all the beings we want to contact. Yes, through… Original

The Gospel of Judas

This week in Washington D.C., National Geographic released the The Gospel of Judas to the public. It has been translated from the original Coptic. This is an exciting time for

Religious Attendance Extends Life

Weekly religious attendance nearly as effective as statins and exercise in extending life, study finds. In a study comparing the associations between faith and health, a University of Pittsburgh Medical

The Role of Dreams in Evolution

This paper presents an evolutionary argument for the role of dreams in the development of human cognitive processes. While a theory by Revonsuo (2000) proposes that dreams allow for threat

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