Archive for April 2011

A Psychoanalytic Infomercial

When I was a boy I wanted to be a super hero with special powers that I could use to save humanity. Well, life doesn’t always turn out the way you plan it. Or does it? May 9 marks the 100th anniversary of the American Psychoanalytic Association, my professional organization. APsaA was conceived in liberty... Read more »

Riddle of the Sphinx

Riddle 1: Sphinx: What walks on four legs in the morning, two legs at noon, and three legs at night? Neal Spira: You’re looking at him. While Oedipus gets points deducted for killing his father and marrying his mother, I think he has not received enough credit for successfully answering the riddle of the Sphinx.... Read more »