Books discussed in the Neuro-Psychoanalysis Workshop
(Last revised: 02/28/04)
Neuro-Psychoanalysis: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Psychoanalysis and the Neurosciences. London: Karnac. www.neuro-psa.com
Damasio, A. (1994). Descartes’ error: Emotion, reason and the human brain. New York: G.P.Putnam.
Deacon, T. (1997). The symbolic species: The co-evolution of language and the brain. New York: W.W. Norton.
Fonagy, P, Gergely, G., Jurist, E., and Target, M. (2002). Affect regulation, mentalization, and the development of the self . New York: Other Press.
Freeman, W.J. (1999). How brains make up their minds. London: Weidenfield & Nicolson. (available only through www.amazon.co.uk)
Lakoff, G. (1987). Women, fire, and dangerous things: What categories reveal about the mind. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
LeDoux, J. (1996). The emotional brain: The mysterious underpinnings of emotional life. New York: Simon and Schuster.
Kosslyn, S.M. and Koenig, O. (1992). Wet mind: The new cognitive neuroscience. New York: The Free Press.
Modell, A. (2003). Imagination and the meaningful brain. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Schachter, D. L. (1996). Searching for Memory: The brain, the mind, and the past. New York: Basic Books.
Schore, A. (2003). Affect dysregulation and disorders of the self. NY: W.W. Norton.
Solms, M. (1997). The neuropsychology of dreams: A clinico-anatomical study. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Thelen, E. & Smith, L.B. (1994). A dynamic systems approach to the development of cognition and action. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Tomasello, M. (1999) The cultural origins of human cognition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Further Readings of Interest
Mesulam, M-M. (2000). Principles of behavioral and cognitive neurology. New York: Oxford University Press.
Lakoff, G. & Johnson, M. (1980). Metaphors we live by. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.