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50 Psychology Classics

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50 Psychology Classics is a thinking person’s guide to popular psychology. In a journey that spans 50 books, hundreds of ideas, and over a century in time, it explores important contemporary writings such as Gladwell’s Blink and Seligman’s Authentic Happiness as well as wisdom from key figures in psychology’s development. Includes commentaries, biographical information, and a guide for further reading.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. Introduction
  8. Chapter 1 Alfred Adler 1927 Understanding Human Nature
  9. Chapter 2 Gavin de Becker 1997 The Gift of Fear
  10. Chapter 3 Eric Berne 1964 Games People Play
  11. Chapter 4 Robert Bolton 1979 People Skills
  12. Chapter 5 Edward de Bono 1970 Lateral Thinking
  13. Chapter 6 Nathaniel Branden 1969 The Psychology of Self-Esteem
  14. Chapter 7 Isabel Briggs Myers 1980 Gifts Differing
  15. Chapter 8 Louann Brizendine 2006 The Female Brain
  16. Chapter 9 David D. Burns 1980 Feeling Good
  17. Chapter 10 Robert Cialdini 1984 Influence
  18. Chapter 11 Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 1996 Creativity
  19. Chapter 12 Albert Ellis & Robert A. Harper 1961 A Guide to Rational Living
  20. Chapter 13 Sidney Rosen 1982 My Voice Will Go With You: The Teaching Tales of Milton Erickson
  21. Chapter 14 Erik Erikson 1958 Young Man Luther
  22. Chapter 15 Hans Eysenck 1947 Dimensions of Personality
  23. Chapter 16 Susan Forward 1997 Emotional Blackmail
  24. Chapter 17 Viktor Frankl 1969 The Will to Meaning
  25. Chapter 18 Anna Freud 1936 The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defence
  26. Chapter 19 Sigmund Freud 1900 The Interpretation of Dreams
  27. Chapter 20 Howard Gardner 1983 Frames of Mind
  28. Chapter 21 Daniel Gilbert 2006 Stumbling on Happiness
  29. Chapter 22 Malcolm Gladwell 2005 Blink
  30. Chapter 23 Daniel Goleman 1998 Working with Emotional Intelligence
  31. Chapter 24 John M. Gottman 1999 The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
  32. Chapter 25 Harry Harlow 1958 The Nature of Love
  33. Chapter 26 Thomas A. Harris 1967 I’m OK—You’re OK
  34. Chapter 27 Eric Hoffer 1951 The True Believer
  35. Chapter 28 Karen Horney 1945 Our Inner Conflicts
  36. Chapter 29 William James 1890 The Principles of Psychology
  37. Chapter 30 Carl Jung 1968 The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious
  38. Chapter 31 Alfred Kinsey 1953 Sexual Behavior in the Human Female
  39. Chapter 32 Melanie Klein 1957 Envy and Gratitude
  40. Chapter 33 R. D. Laing 1960 The Divided Self
  41. Chapter 34 Abraham Maslow 1971 The Farther Reaches of Human Nature
  42. Chapter 35 Stanley Milgram 1974 Obedience to Authority
  43. Chapter 36 Anne Moir & David Jessel 1989 Brainsex
  44. Chapter 37 Ivan Pavlov 1927 Conditioned Reflexes
  45. Chapter 38 Fritz Perls 1951 Gestalt Therapy
  46. Chapter 39 Jean Piaget 1923 The Language and Thought of the Child
  47. Chapter 40 Steven Pinker 2002 The Blank Slate
  48. Chapter 41 V. S. Ramachandran 1998 Phantoms in the Brain
  49. Chapter 42 Carl Rogers 1961 On Becoming a Person
  50. Chapter 43 Oliver Sacks 1970 The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
  51. Chapter 44 Barry Schwartz 2004 The Paradox of Choice
  52. Chapter 45 Martin Seligman 2002 Authentic Happiness
  53. Chapter 46 Gail Sheehy 1976 Passages
  54. Chapter 47 B. F. Skinner 1971 Beyond Freedom and Dignity
  55. Chapter 48 Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, & Sheila Heen 1999 Difficult Conversations
  56. Chapter 49 William Styron 1990 Darkness Visible
  57. Chapter 50 Robert E. Thayer 1996 The Origin of Everyday Moods
  58. 50 More Classics
  59. Chronological list of titles
  60. Credits