Psychoanalyst Justin Frank has just published Obama on the Couch, a follow-up to his best-selling Bush on the Couch; two weekends ago, Northwestern professor Dan McAdams used Obama as a case study in a keynote speech at the biennial conference of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood. They’re just the latest entries in a thriving subfield: long-distance psychological analysis of the 44th president. Hover over the sections below to read a sampling of insights.
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