"What Is the Unconscious and Where Is It Located in the Brain?" and "Our Patients Suffer Mainly From Feelings"
Mark Solms, PhD
Professor and Chair of Neuropsychology
University of Cape Town
Groote Schuur Hospital
Maria Longuemare, MD, PhD
About the lectureship series:
The Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lecture in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy is given annually in honor and remembrance of the late Professor Robert S. Wallerstein, MD, who served as chair of the UCSF Department of Psychiatry from 1975-1985. The lecture series is focused on showcasing psychoanalytic knowledge and clinical expertise that influence psychiatry, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis.
About the speaker:
Mark Solms, PhD, is best known for his discovery of the forebrain mechanisms of dreaming, and for his integration of psychoanalytic theories and methods with those of modern neuroscience. He holds the Chair of Neuropsychology at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital (Departments of Psychology and Neurology) and is a past president of the South African Psychoanalytical Association. He is also currently chair of the International Psychoanalytical Association's research committee. He was the founding editor of the journal Neuropsychoanalysis in 1999 and founded the International Neuropsychoanalysis Society in 2000.
He is the authorized editor and translator of the forthcoming Revised Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud (24 volumes), and the Complete Neuroscientific Works of Sigmund Freud (4 volumes). His most recent books are The Feeling Brain and Beyond Evolutionary Psychology. His earlier book, The Brain and the Inner World, was a bestseller which was translated into 13 languages.
Wednesday, March 27 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Cole Hall Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143