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50 psychology classics : who we are, how we think, what we do : insight and inspiration from 50 key books

Author: Tom Butler-Bowdon
Publisher: New York : MJF Books, 2007.
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Spanning fifty books and hundreds of ideas, 50 Psychology Classics examines questions regarding cognitive development and behavioral motivations, summarizing the myriad theories that psychologists have put forth to make sense of the human experience. Butler-Bowdon covers everything from humanism to psychoanalysis to the fundamental principles where theorists disagree, like nature versus nurture and the existence of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Butler-Bowdon
ISBN: 9781606710173 1606710176
OCLC Number: 789667756
Notes: First published: Nicholas Brealey Pub., 2007.
Description: viii, 301 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Alfred Adler. Understanding human nature (1927) --
Gavin de Becker. The gift of fear : survival signals that protect us from violence (1997) --
Eric Berne. Games people play : the psychology of human relationships (1964) --
Robert Bolton. People skills : how to assert yourself, listen to others, and resolve conflicts (1979) --
Edward de Bono. Lateral thinking : creativity step by step (1970) --
Nathaniel Branden. The psychology of self-esteem (1969) --
Isabel Briggs Myers. Gifts differing : understanding personality type (1980) --
Louann Brizendine. The female brain (2006) --
David D. Burns. Feeling good : the new mood therapy --
Robert Cialdini. Influence : the psychology of persuasion (1984) --
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. Creativity : flow and the psychology of discovery and invention (1996) --
Albert Ellis & Robert A. Harper. A guide to rational living (1961) --
Milton Erickson (by Sidney Rosen). My voice will go with you : the teaching tales of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. (1982) --
Erik Erikson. Young man Luther : a study in psychoanalysis and history (1958) --
Hans Eysenck. Dimensions of personality (1947) --
Susan Forward. Emotional blackmail : when the people in your life use fear, obligation, and guilt to manipulate you (1997) --
Viktor Frankl. The will to meaning : foundations and applications of logotherapy (1969) --
Anna Freud. The ego and the mechanisms of defence (1936) --
Sigmund Freud. The interpretation of dreams (1900) --
Howard Gardner. Frames of mind : the theory of multiple intelligences (1983) --
Daniel Gilbert. Stumbling on happiness (2006) --
Malcolm Gladwell. Blink : the power of thinking without thinking (2005) --
Daniel Goleman. Working with emotional intelligence (1998) --
John M. Gottman. The seven principles for making marriage work (1999) --
Harry Harlow. The nature of love (1958) --
Thomas A. Harris. I'm ok-you're ok (1967) --
Eric Hoffer. The true believer : thoughts on the nature of mass movements (1951) --
[cont.] Karen Horney. Our inner conflicts : a constructive theory of neurosis (1945) --
William James. The principles of psychology (1890) --
Carl Jung. The archetypes and the collective unconscious (1968) --
Alfred Kinsey. Sexual behavior in the human female (1953) --
Melanie Klein. Envy and gratitude (1957) --
R. D. Laing. The divided self : a study of sanity and madness (1960) --
Abraham Maslow. The farther reaches of human nature (1971) --
Stanley Milgram. Obedience to authority : an experimental view (1974) --
Anne Moir & David Jessel. Brainsex : the real difference between men and women (1989) --
Ivan Pavlov. Conditioned reflexes : an investigation of the physiological activity of the cerebral cortex (1927) --
Fritz Perls. Gestalt therapy : excitement and growth in the human personality (1951) --
Jean Piaget. The language and thought of the child (1923) --
Steven Pinker. The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature (2002) --
V. S. Ramachandran. Phantoms in the brain : probing the mysteries of the human mind (1998) --
Carl Rogers. On becoming a person : a therapist's view of psychotherapy (1961) --
Oliver Sacks. The man who mistook his wife for a hat : and other clinical tales (1970) --
Barry Schwartz. The paradox of choice : why more is less (2004) --
Martin Seligman. Authentic happiness : using the new positive psychology to realize your potential for lasting fulfillment (2002) --
Gail Sheehy. Passages : predictable crises of adult life (1976) --
B. F. Skinner. Beyond freedom and dignity (1971) --
Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, & Sheila Heen. Difficult conversations : how to discuss what matters most (1999) --
William Styron. Darkness visible : a memoir of madness (1990) --
Robert E. Thayer. The origin of everyday moods : managing energy, tension, and stress (1996).
Other Titles: Fifty psychology classics
Responsibility: Tom Butler-Bowdon.

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Spanning fifty books and hundreds of ideas, 50 Psychology Classics examines questions regarding cognitive development and behavioral motivations, summarizing the myriad theories that psychologists have put forth to make sense of the human experience. Butler-Bowdon covers everything from humanism to psychoanalysis to the fundamental principles where theorists disagree, like nature versus nurture and the existence of free will. In this book, you will find Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud, Alfred Kinsey, and the most significant contributors to modern psychological thought. --From publisher's description.

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