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Scholarly Publications



  1. Colella, R., Goodwyn, E., Gopal, P.  (2002).  Increased cell density decreases cysteine proteinase inhibitor activity and increases invasive ability of two prostate tumor cell lines.  Cancer Lett 185(2):  163-72.

  2. Colella R, Jackson T, Goodwyn E.  (2004).  Matrigel invasion by the prostate cancer cell lines, PC3 and DU145, and cathepsin L+B activity.  Biotech Histochem 79(3-4):  121-7.

  3. Goodwyn, E.  (2010).  Approaching archetypes:  reconsidering innateness.  Journal of Analytical Psychology 55:  503-522.

  4. Goodwyn, E.  (2010).  The author responds to Knox, Merchant and Hogenson.  Journal of Analytical Psychology 55:  550-555.

  5. Wyatt R, Goodwyn E and Ignatowski M.  (2011).  A Jungian Approach to Dreams Reported by Soldiers in a Modern Combat Zone.  Journal of Analytical Psychology 56:  217-231.

  6. Goodwyn, E.  (2011).  Review of McNamara’s “Neuroscience of Religious Experience”.  Journal of Analytical Psychology 56: 437-438.

  7. Goodwyn, E.  (2012).  The Neurobiology of the Gods:  How Brain Physiology Shapes the Recurrent Imagery of Myth and Dreams.  Routledge. 

  8. Goodwyn, E.  (2013). Recurrent motifs as resonant attractor states in the narrative field:  a testable model of archetype.  Journal of Analytical Psychology, 2013, 58: 387–408.

  9. Goodwyn, E.  (2014).  Depth Psychology and Symbolic Anthropology:  Toward a Depth Sociology of Psychocultural Interaction.  International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 24(3): 169-184.

  10. Goodwyn, E.  (2015).  The End of All Tears: A Dynamic Interdisciplinary Analysis of Mourning and Complicated Grief with Suggested Applications for Clinicians.  Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health 17 (4): 239-266. 

  11. Goodwyn, E.  (2017).  Rediscovering the ritual technology of the placebo effect in analytical psychology.  Journal of Analytical Psychology:  62(3):  395-414.  

  12. Goodwyn, E.  (2019).  Comments on the 2018 IAAP Conference on Archetype Theory:  Defending a Non-Reductive Biological Approach.  Journal of Analytical Psychology.

  13. Goodwyn, E., and Reis J.  (2020).  Teaching Dream Interpretation to Psychiatric Residents.  Journal of Psychodynamic Psychiatry 48(2): 140-151.

  14. Goodwyn, E.  (2020).  Archetypal Origins:  Biology vs. Culture is a False Dichotomy.  International Journal of Jungian Studies 13(1):  111-129.

  15. Goodwyn, E. (2020).   Archetype: The Contribution of Individual Psychology to Recurrent Symbolism.  Jungian Journal of Scholarly Studies 15(1):  5-19.  

  16. Goodwyn, E.  (2020.  Commentary on Mills’ ‘The Essence of Archetypes’.  International Journal of Jungian Studies 12(2): 1-10.  doi:10.1163/19409060-01201007.

  17. Goodwyn, E.  (2020).  Archetypes and the ‘impoverished genome’ argument:  updates from neurogenetics.  Journal of Analytical Psychology Nov;65(5):911-931 doi:10.1111/1468-5922.12642.

  18. Goodwyn, E. (2021). Reply to John Merchant regarding “Impoverished Environment” response. Journal of Analytical Psychology. Feb;66(1):153-157. doi: 10.1111/1468-5922.12653. 

  19. Goodwyn, E. (2021). Bodies and minds, heaps and syllables. Synthese. 199: 8831-8855. 

  20. Goodwyn, E. (2021). The origins of psyche: from experience to ontology. International Journal of Jungian Studies 1-20.

  21. Goodwyn, E. (2022). Archetypes and clinical applications: how the genome responds to experience. Journal of Analytical Psychology 67(3): 838-859.

  22. Goodwyn, E. (2023a). Phenotypic plasticity and archetype: a response to common objections to the biological theory of archetype and instinct. Journal of Analytical Psychology 68(1): 109-132.

  23. Goodwyn, E. (2023b). Genome and Psyche: a response to Christian Roelser’s Critique. Journal of Analytical Psychology 68(1): 148-161. 

  24. Goodwyn, E. (2024a). The Body is the Collective Unconscious. Journal of Analytical Psychology. In Press.

  25. Goodwyn, E. (2024b). Demystifying Jung’s “Archetypes” with Embodied Cognition. Psychodynamic Psychiatry. In Press. 

  26. Goodwyn, E. (2024c). Understanding Spontaneous Symbolism in Psychotherapy using Embodied Thought. Behavioral Sciences 14(4), 319. 




  1. Goodwyn E. (2012). The Neurobiology of the Gods: How the Brain Shapes the Recurrent Symbolism of Myth and Dreams. New York, NY: Routledge.

  2. Goodwyn E.  (2014).  A Psychological Reading of the Anglo-Saxon Poem Beowulf:  Understanding Every Thing as a Story.  Mellen Press.

  3. Goodwyn E.  (2016).  Healing Symbols in Psychotherapy:  a Ritual Approach.  New York:  Routledge.

  4. Greenwood S and Goodwyn E.  2017.  Magical Consciousness:  an Anthropologiccal and Neurobiological Approach.  Routledge Studies in Anthropology, Vol. 24.  New York:  Routledge.

  5. Goodwyn E.  (2018).  Understanding Dreams and Other Spontaneous Imagery:  The Invisible Storyteller.  New York:  Routledge.

  6. Goodwyn E.  (2019).  The Mind-Body Problem in relation to Jung.  In Mills (Ed.) Jung and Philosophy.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press:  pp. 81-106.    

  7. Brooks R and Goodwyn E. (2020). Welcome note from the new editors. International Journal of Jungian Studies. Doi:

  8. Goodwyn E. (2022). Developing a metaphysical foundation for analytical psychology. In Mills (Ed.) Psychoanalysis and the Mind Body Problem. New York, NY: Routledge, pp. 88-118.

  9. Mills J and Goodwyn E. (2023). Archetypal Ontology. New York, NY: Routledge.

  10. Goodwyn, E. (2023). The problem of death and meaning for depth psychology. In Broderson (Ed.) Intimations of Immortality. New York, NY: Routledge. (in press). 

  11. Goodwyn, E. (2024a). Archetypes, embodiment, and spontaneous thought. In R. Brooke (Ed.) Title TBD. City, state: publisher. (in press), pp. TBD. In Press. 

  12. Goodwyn, E. (2024b). Memory, affect, and meaning: dreams in a patient with dissociative amnesia. In E. Broderson (Ed.). Title TBD. New York, NY: Routledge, pp. TBD. In Press.

  13. Goodwyn, E. (2024c). A Jungian Analysis of Toxic Modern Society: Fighting the Culture of Loneliness. New York, NY: Routledge. In Press.

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