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J. Allan Hobson, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Laboratory of Neurophysiology at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, gave the 2002 Alfred Korrybski Memorial Lecture on November 8 at the Yale Club in New York City. Author of Out of Its Mind: Psychiatry in Crisis (with Jonathan A. Leonard) (Perseus Publishing 2001), Dr. Hobson spoke on "Dream Science and Human Consciousness."

A workshop, "Therapy and Counseling From Theory to Practice," was held the following day, with presentations by Dr. Albert Ellis, founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy; Allen Flagg, President of the New York Society for General semantics; Dr. Martin H. Levinson, Vice President of the NYSGS and Director of PROJECT SHARE; Katherine LiepeLevinson, a professional actor, dancer, and teacher, who is currently consulting with the NYC Department of Education to improve student and teacher performance; and Kevin Wadalavage, a substance abuse counselor, program director and trainer.

The Twelfth International Conference on General Semantics: Confronting the Challenges of Conflicting World Views will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2003, sponsored by the Institute of General Semantics.

(See call for papers on the back cover of this issue.)

For more information on IGS activities and publications, contact Martha Santer, Executive Secretary, Institute of General Semantics.

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