Edison K. Miyawaki - What to Read on Love, Not Sex...

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Edison K. Miyawaki examines how Sigmund Freud’s affection for stories culled from our collective cultural past help explain the lingering power of psychology.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Why study Freud? Harvard Medical School’s Edison K. Miyawaki, author of What to Read on Love, not Sex: Freud, Fiction, and the Articulation of Truth in Modern Psychological Science employs Freud’s affection for stories culled from our collective cultural past to explain modern psychology. The result is a book that literary critic Harold Bloom describes as “a heartening and moving reconsideration of Freud’s legacy.”

A Kansas City resident, Miyawaki is an assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and an attending neurologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.