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50 Psychology Classics
Tom Butler-Bowden
Tom Butler-Bowdon
Classification : Reference
Pub Date : May 04, 2017
Imprint : Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Page Extent : 336
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781857886740
Price : 599

About the book

A brand new edition of the thinking person's guide to popular psychology.

In a journey spanning 50 books, hundreds of ideas and over a century, 50 Psychology Classics looks at some of the most intriguing questions relating to what motivates us, what makes us feel and act in certain ways, how our brains work, and how we create a sense of self. This edition includes contemporary classics like Thinking, Fast and Slow; Quiet and The Marshmallow Test.

EXPLORE the human condition through the great thinkers in psychology:

Alfred Adler on human nature - Albert Bandura on self-efficacy - Isabel Briggs-Myers on personality type - Hans Eysenck on the four dimensions of personality - Albert Ellis on emotions - Erik Erikson on identity crises - Anna Freud on defense mechanisms - Sigmund Freud on dreams - Eric Hoffer on mass psychology - Karen Horney on inner conflicts - Carl Jung on the collective unconscious - Alfred Kinsey on sexual psychology - Melanie Klein on envy - Abraham Maslow on human potential - Stanley Milgram on obedience to authority - I. P. Pavlov on conditioning - Carl Rogers on counselling - Jean Piaget on child psychology - B. F. Skinner on the power of environment

DISCOVER the findings of contemporary research and practice:

Susan Cain on introversion - Carol Dweck on mindset - Martin Gilbert on happiness - Malcolm Gladwell on intuition - John Gottman on marriage - Temple Grandin on autism - Stephen Grosz on self-delusion - Daniel Kahneman on thinking - Walter Mischel on self-control - Leonard Mlodinow on the subconscious - Steven Pinker on nature vs nurture - V. S. Ramachandran on neurology - Barry Schwartz on the burden of choice

GAIN the essence of great writings in psychology:

The Nature of Prejudice - The Female Brain - Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion - A Guide To Rational Living - The Will To Meaning - The Nature of Love - I'm OK, You're OK - The Divided Self - Gestalt Therapy - The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat - Authentic Happiness - Darkness Visible


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Butler-Bowdon writes with infectious enthusiasm . . . he is a true scholar of this type of literature.>
Intelligent, engaging, and crisp . . . will appeal to anyone who is seeking to understand themselves, partners, colleagues, or bosses better.>
A brilliant synthesis. The author makes complex ideas accessible and practical, without dumbing down the material. I found myself over and over thinking, 'Oh, that's what that guy meant.'>
This delightful book provides thoughtful and entertaining summaries of 50 of the most influential books in psychology. It's a 'must read' for students contemplating a career in psychology.>
At long last a chance for those outside the profession to discover that there is so much more to psychology than just Freud and Jung. 50 Psychology Classics offers a unique opportunity to become acquainted with a dazzling array of the key works in psychological literature almost overnight.>
     
Tom Butler-Bowden
Tom Butler-Bowdon