2017 Annual Appeal
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Empathy Machines (A Special OPEN Members Seminar) with Sherry Turkle, PhD
Can sociable robots or virtual reality provide us with "empathy machines"?
The Therapist's Visual Imagery in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy (The 2017 Beata Rank Lecture) with Björn Salomonsson, MD
Dr. Salomonsson will discuss the importance of the analyst's private thoughts and reactions while with the mother and her baby. Links to work with adolescent and adult patients will also be made in this presentation. Click the banner for more information.
"Avatars of Desire and the Question of Presence: Virtual and Transitional Spaces Meet Their Liminal Edge – from Pygmalion to Spike Jonze’s Her, and Beyond…" an article by this month's BPSI author, Alfred S. Margulies. Click the banner to read an excerpt of the content.
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