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PEP-Easy Tip: To save PEP-Easy to the home screen

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from pepeasy.pep-web.org. You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:

On IOS:

  1. Tap on the share icon Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu

 

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Mellos, D. (2013). Unfrozen Moments: A Psychoanalytic Approach to the Uses of Photographs. Psychoanal. Psychol., 30(2):329-338.

(2013). Psychoanalytic Psychology, 30(2):329-338

Mitchell Award

Unfrozen Moments: A Psychoanalytic Approach to the Uses of Photographs

Dimitri Mellos

Some of the psychological functions of photography as an everyday cultural practice are explored from a psychoanalytic perspective. Photographs are special representational objects charged with emotional significance, and people may enter into a variety of psychologically meaningful and consequential interactions with them. It is proposed that photographs function as the equivalent of screen memories, thus channeling the subject's memory in ways that are objectively skewed but psychologically important; moreover, they are a special kind of screen memory, in that they are often created preemptively and are physically instantiated. Some parallels are drawn between photographs and transitional objects, and the role of photographs in processing and metabolizing, or, alternatively, defensively disavowing loss and transience is briefly explored.

[This is a summary excerpt from the full text of the journal article. The full text of the document is available to journal subscribers on the publisher's website here.]

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