Peter D. Kramer

Peter D. Kramer is the author, most recently, ofFreud: Inventor of the Modern Mind. His blog In Practice considers matters of brain and mind.

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June 27 2011 6:48 AMThe Great Proselytizer of OrgasmA new book explores the highly peculiar legacy of Wilhelm Reich.
The Book Club
June 14 2010 6:54 AMCan Science Capture the Complexity of Human Pleasures?
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Jan. 26 2009 6:36 AMThe Mystery of PerversionWhat idiosyncratic lust can, and can't, tell us.
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Feb. 11 2008 7:28 AMProzac Nation?The returns aren't in.
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Oct. 17 2005 11:29 AMThe Anatomy of GriefDoes Didion's memoir do for grief what Styron's did for depression?
Medical Examiner
June 4 2004 4:30 PMShould Teenagers Take Drugs?Prozac, Paxil, and teen depression.
The Slate Gist
Sept. 21 2001 3:00 AMCrisis Counseling
The Book Club
June 14 2010 1:04 PMHow To Explain Why People Like Art?
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Sept. 28 2009 9:29 AMThe Secrets of SerotoninWhat Richard Powers' new novel gets wrong.
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Sept. 17 2008 12:04 PMCountry for Old MenDavid Lodge's touch wavers when the topic is aging.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 22 2008 2:51 PMSunny Side UpScrew-ups over unpublished data or no, antidepressants still work.
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Sept. 20 2004 12:56 PMGoodbye, DarknessThe new science of exuberance.
High Concept
April 16 2002 3:56 PMThe Death of InnocentsTerrorists' bombs kill more than just people.
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