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Saybrook Alumna Dr. Dana Klisanin (Ph.D. '03) Publishes Results of Research on the CyberHero

03/19/2012
Greetings Saybrook Community: I'm contacting all the groups that participated in my cyberhero research to let them know that the research has recently been published.   Click Here to see the Research Results   I hope all are doing wonderfully!   Dana Klisanin

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Interdisciplinary Inquiry

New report! Economic consequences of war on the U.S. economy

03/19/2012

The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) released a new report this week detailing the macroeconomic effects of US government spending on wars and the military since World War II. The report studies five periods – World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, and the Afghanistan/Iraq wars – highlighting the effect on seven macro-economic factors: debt, consumption, investment, jobs, taxes, government deficits, and inflation.

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Alumni Messenger

Saybrook Alumna Dr. Renee Levi (Ph.D. '03) to Offer Tele-Seminar on Spirit of Place March 22

03/19/2012
  Genius Loci: The Spirit of Place A Complementary Tele-Seminar offered by The Powers of Place Initiative and The Assisi Institute featuring Dr. Renee Levi and Dr. Michael Conforti Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 4:00 - 5:00 PM (EST) To Register: call: (802) 254-6220 or e-mail: assisi@together.net Renee Levi and Michael Conforti will explore multiple dimensions of the spirit of place. Using...

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Alumni Messenger

Alumnus Dr. Steven Kull (Ph.D.) '80 Releases New Edition of WorldPublicOpinion.org

03/19/2012
  American Public Opposes Israel Striking Iran If Israel and Iran Have Military Conflict, Americans Say US Should Stay Out A new poll finds that only one in four Americans favors Israel conducting a military strike against Iran's nuclear program. Seven in ten (69%) favor the US and other major powers continuing to pursue negotiations with Iran, a position that is supported by majorities...

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Alumni Messenger

Saybrook Alumna Dr. Darlene Viggiano (Ph.D. '10) to Present Paper at 29th Annual International IASD Conference

03/15/2012
Alumna Dr. Darlene Viggiano (Ph.D. '10) to Present: The Role of Dreams and Dream-like Experiences in Spiritual Emergence Processes 29th Annual International Association for the Study of Dreams Conference 22 - 26 June, 2012 Doubletree Hotel Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, CA In 1992, David Lukoff and a team of psychiatrists advanced religious/spiritual problems as conditions that may be the...

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An In-Person or Online CEU Course is Offered by the Greater Good Science Center on Self Compassion and Emotional Resilience

03/15/2012
Greetings from UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center (GGSC)!  The GGSC studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being and teaches skills that foster a compassionate, thriving, and resilient society.  GGSC announces the first Science of Meaningful Life seminar this spring, featuring Dr. Kristin Neff, the foremost researcher on self-compassion. On March 23, our...

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Alumni Messenger

Saybrook Alumna Dr. Dassie Hoffman (Ph.D. '02) Edits Anthology on Voice Dialogue

03/15/2012
Alumna Dr. Dassie Hoffman recently edited The Voice Dialogue Anthology: Explorations of the Psychology of Selves and the Aware Ego Process. Dassie's colleagues, Hal and Sidra Stone, the originators of Voice Dialogue, commented on the Voice Dialogue Anthology: We feel a sense of deep satisfaction as we look through the articles that are included in this Voice Dialogue Anthology. For us, it...

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Virtual Memorials Have Been Created for Drs. Arne Collen and Jeanne Achterberg

03/15/2012
We mourn the loss of our two colleagues, mentors, and dear friends, Arne and Jeanne. To share your thoughts and stories, click here.

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Esteemed Saybrook Faculty Member Dr. Jeanne Achterberg Passes

03/15/2012
From Bob Schmitt, March 8, 2012: Dear Saybrook Community, I am so sorry to tell you that Jeannie Achterberg died this afternoon.  Jeannie has been a dedicated faculty member at Saybrook for many, many years.  We will miss her loving and wise spirit.  Please join with me in keeping Jeannie and her family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.  We will be planning ways to...

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Mind-Body Medicine

Highlights of the AAPB (Biofeedback and Neurofeedback) Meeting in Baltimore

03/14/2012

The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) is the original biofeedback society, which was founded by a group of humanistic psychologists and lab scientists at the Surfrider Inn in Santa Monica, California in 1969. The group began as the Biofeedback Research Society of America and later was known as the Biofeedback Society of America.  AAPB has two professional journals, and provides webinars and workshops on biofeedback, neurofeedback, and stress management interventions.

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