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Leonardo Nascimento

Lecturer
Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
 Leonardo Nascimento
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872209

  • Location

    4SB.6.13, Colchester Campus

Research and professional activities

Research interests

History of Psychoanalysis

Psychology and Psychological Practices Epistemology of Psychoanalysis

Psychology and Psychological Practices Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience Consciousness and Philosophy of Mind

Conferences and presentations

Predictive Minds: From Helmholtz to Freud and the Free Energy Principle - Poster presentation at the Summer School on Embodied Inter-subjectivity : the 1st person and the 2nd person perspective (June, 2013), in Aegina, Greece. Organized by the Royal Holloway and the Institute of Advanced Studies, London.

Introduction to Neuropsychoanalysis -Psychoanalysis, History and Political Life Forum (March, 2013), University of London

From Neurology to Psychoanalysis: The Influence of John Hughlings Jackson in the construction of Psychoanalysis -British Psychological Society History and Philosophy of Psychology Section Annual Conference (April, 2012), St. Hilda College, Oxford, UK

From Neurology to Psychoanalysis: The Influence of Hughlings Jacksons work in Freuds early conception of the mind and brain -XXV Symposium de la Sociedad Espanola de Historia de la Psicologia (2012)

Freuds Criticism of Localizationism in XIX Century German Neurology -Middlesex Postgraduate Conference (May, 2012), London, UK

Teaching and supervision

  • Freud: Mind, Culture and Society (PA208)

  • Preparing for my Future (PA325)

  • Placement Year (PA500)

  • Pre-Sessional Module on Basic Freudian Concepts (PA701)

  • Psycho Analytic Theory (PA901)

  • Psychoanalytic Methodology (PA928)

  • Critical Analysis of Psychodynamic Theory and Practice (PA121)

Publications

Journal articles (3)

Nascimento, L., Social Evolution, Progress and Teleology in Spencer's Synthetic Philosophy and Freudian Psychoanalysis. History of the Human Sciences

Nascimento, L., (2017). Evolution in the Brain, Evolution in the Mind: The Hierarchical Brain and the Interface between Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience. Psychoanalysis and History. 19 (3), 349-377

Palmer, R., Nascimento, LN. and Fonagy, P., (2013). The State of the Evidence Base for Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 22 (2), 149-214

Book chapters (1)

Nascimento, LN., (2012). From Neurology to Psychoanalysis: The Influence of Hughlings Jackson’s work in Freud’s early conception of the mind and brain. In: XXV Symposium de la Sociedad Espanola de Historia de la Psicologia. Sociedad Espanola de Historia de la Psicologia. 67- 68

Contact

nnasci@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872209

Location:

4SB.6.13, Colchester Campus