This Fall, the FPR is celebrating fifteen years of interdisciplinary research and scholarship through FPR-funded programs at UCLA and Hampshire College and FPR-funded research in field sites in the US and around the world. Coincidentally this month, Nature has published a special issue on Interdisciplinarity, which “probes how scientists and social scientists are coming together […]
About Constance Cummings
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Constance Cummings contributed a whooping 60 entries.
Entries by Constance Cummings
“To call the physical world ‘real life’ is the number-one problem in the study of technology. A lot of stuff that happens on line is real.” This is a must-see clip about Tom Boellstorff’s ethnographic research on Second Life.
[A]ll forms of distress are locally shaped, including the DSM disorders. – DSM-5 (APA, 2013, p. 758) The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5; APA, 2013) was finally presented on May 18th at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting in San Francisco. Much ink has been spilled in the media about the […]
According to Liah Greenfeld, author of Mind, Modernity, Madness, “culture is an empirical reality of the first order in human life – that it, in the most profound sense of the word makes us human and defines human experience.”
In October 2011, a small, international gathering of twenty-seven anthropologists and psychologists took place at the Stanford Humanities Center, organized by Stanford anthropology professor Tanya Luhrmann and Culture and Mind postdoctoral fellows Julia Cassaniti, and Jocelyn Marrow.
Links to FPR Publications
Integrating Biological, Clinical, and Cultural Perspectives
The Interaction of Caregiving, Culture, and Developmental Psychobiology
Cultural Phenomenology, Critical Neuroscience, and Global Mental Health
Culture, Mind, and Brain
Emerging Concepts, Models, Applications