Many of us couldn't stop watching on friday as events unfolded in the manhunt for the terror suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing. Was our need to watch voyeurism or something more positive? Read More
The blog is my attempt to take the psychoanalytic couch out of the office and "on the road". I use the psychoanalytic concepts of the unconscious mind, transference, affect regulation, defense and development to understand a wide range of human affairs—in the news, politics, the media, etc. My intent is always to reach a better answer to the question that has always inspired and dogged me, "why do people do what they do?"