Freud's visualisation of psi neurons, ink on paper,
courtesy of the Freud Museum, London
The NPSA hosts an educational congress once a year in which leading players in the field of neuropsychoanalysis discuss and present their findings. The next congress will be hosted in Cape Town from August 23 to 25, 2013, click here for more details.
Below is the list of past congresses.
EMOTION: First International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress on neuroscientific and Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Emotion held in London on 21-23 July 2000. Order the book.
MEMORY: Second International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress on Neuroscientific and Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Memory held in New York on 20-22 April 2001. Order the book.
SEXUALITY AND GENDER: Third International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress on Neuroscientific and Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender held in Stockholm on 1-3 September 2002.
THE UNCONSCIOUS: Fourth International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress on The Unconscious in Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis held in New York on 25-28 July 2003. Order the DVD set of the Education Day.
THE RIGHT HEMISPHERE: Fifth International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress on Splitting, Denial and Narcissism, Neuropsychoanalytic Perspectives on the Right Hemisphere held in Rome on 2-5 September 2004. Order the DVD of Dr. Ramachandran's lecture of anosognosia.
DREAMS AND PSYCHOSIS: Sixth International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress on Dreams and Psychosis from a Neuropsychoanalytic Perspective held in Rio de Janeiro on 24-27 July 2005. DVDs of this congress are available; Click here for more information.
OBJECT RELATIONS: Seventh International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress on Love and Lust in Attachment: Neuropsychoanalysis Perspectives on Object Relations held in Los Angeles on 21-23 July 2006.
DEPRESSION: Eighth International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress on Neuropsychoanalytic Perspectives on Depression held in Vienna on 19-22 July 2007. To order DVDs of these lectures, please click here.
THE SELF IN CONFLICT: Our ninth International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress on The Self in Conflict: Neuropsychoanalytic Perspective held in Montréal, Canada, on 25-28 July 2008. To view poster abstracts for the Montreal Congress, click here. To view abstracts of the Research Day lectures, click here.
NEUROPSYCHOANALYSIS: WHO NEEDS IT? Our tenth International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress on the question 'Neuropsychoanalysis: Who needs it?' was held in Paris on 26-29 June 2009. To view research day abstracts for the Paris Congress, click here (PDF).
NEUROPSYCHOANALYTIC PERSPECTIVES ON PLAY: Our eleventh International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress was held in Seattle, USA, on 23-25 July 2010. To view the abstracts of the research and poster presentations, go to our Downloads page.
MINDING THE BODY: Our twelfth International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress was held in Berlin on 23-26 June 2011. To view some of the research presentations, go to the Downloads page.
CRAVING, CARING & CLINGING: Our thirteenth International Neuropsychoanalyis Congress was held in Athens on 14-16 June 2012. Go to our Downloads page to read the abstracts of the symposia, research sessions, and posters.
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