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The Unconscious: A bridge between psychoanalysis and cognitive neuroscience, edited by Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Simon Arnold, and Mark Solms, Routledge, Abingdon and New York, 2017, 219 pp.

The Unconscious: A bridge between psychoanalysis and cognitive neuroscience, edited by Marianne... The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2021 2021 Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis 0002-9548/21 www.palgrave.com/journals Book Review The Unconscious: A bridge between psychoanalysis and cognitive neuroscience, edited by Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Simon Arnold, and Mark Solms, Routledge, Abingdon and New York, 2017, 219 pp. Psychoanalysis as conceived by its founder, Sigmund Freud, was both a study of how the mind evolved and functioned and a therapy for those who suffered from some interference in comfortable and presumably healthy functioning. Freud began as a neurologist and only gradually found himself as a psychologist but one who understood and decoded what he called the unconscious rather than concerning himself with the consciously known mind of an adult. He eventually distanced himself from what would be called neuroscience and the structures of the brain that result in a functional mind. Freud’s initial desire appears to have been a wish to become a biologist of the mind; his Project (1895), never published in his lifetime, outlined much about the brain’s anatomy and how it generated mental content but clinical experience with patients moved him in another direction: to consider psychoanalysis an exclusively psychological endeavor that could map the uncon- scious as an entity in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Journal of Psychoanalysis Springer Journals

The Unconscious: A bridge between psychoanalysis and cognitive neuroscience, edited by Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Simon Arnold, and Mark Solms, Routledge, Abingdon and New York, 2017, 219 pp.

The American Journal of Psychoanalysis , Volume OnlineFirst – Oct 21, 2021

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The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2021 2021 Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis 0002-9548/21 www.palgrave.com/journals Book Review The Unconscious: A bridge between psychoanalysis and cognitive neuroscience, edited by Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Simon Arnold, and Mark Solms, Routledge, Abingdon and New York, 2017, 219 pp. Psychoanalysis as conceived by its founder, Sigmund Freud, was both a study of how the mind evolved and functioned and a therapy for those who suffered from some interference in comfortable and presumably healthy functioning. Freud began as a neurologist and only gradually found himself as a psychologist but one who understood and decoded what he called the unconscious rather than concerning himself with the consciously known mind of an adult. He eventually distanced himself from what would be called neuroscience and the structures of the brain that result in a functional mind. Freud’s initial desire appears to have been a wish to become a biologist of the mind; his Project (1895), never published in his lifetime, outlined much about the brain’s anatomy and how it generated mental content but clinical experience with patients moved him in another direction: to consider psychoanalysis an exclusively psychological endeavor that could map the uncon- scious as an entity in

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Published: Oct 21, 2021

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