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  • What Is Somatics?

    Over on my Psychology Today column–The Elusive Brain–I promised a follow-up on my column about somatics and trauma. Readers had lots of questions. This is Part 1 of my interview with somatics practitioner Sumitra Rajkumar. You can find Part 2 here. As a practitioner, how do you describe somatics to somebody who’s curious and doesn’t know…

  • John Cameron Mitchell’s ‘Anthem Homunuculus’

    You will find spoilers here. And some chaos. Depending on your preferences, you might not want to read this until you’ve finished Anthem Homunculus, John Cameron Mitchell’s musical dystopian drama full of heart, delivered via podcast, like an old radio play.   I interviewed Mitchell for a piece in Psychology Today, about brain stuff at…

  • Bowie’s Duet with Himself

    I made my first infographic. Or a stab at one. My students are making some, so I thought I should try it too. My students didn’t know Bowie’s “A Space Oddity.” I tried to hide my shock. But now they know a lot about it. Bowie recorded “A Space Oddity”  in 1968. It was his…

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