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  • Nicholas Brealey Publishing
  • Nicholas Brealey Publishing

50 Psychology Classics

Tom Butler-Bowdon

12 Reviews

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Prose: non-fiction, Dictionaries of biography (Who's Who), Psychology, Psychological theory & schools of thought, Popular psychology

A brand new edition of the bestselling guide to the greatest books in psychology, from Jung to Kahneman, from THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT to QUIET.

This brand new edition of the bestselling 50 PSYCHOLOGY CLASSICS includes new classics like THINKING FAST AND SLOW; QUIET and THE MARSHMALLOW TEST.

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. 50 PSYCHOLOGY CLASSICS explores writings from some iconic figures such as Freud, Adler, Jung, Skinner, James, Piaget and Pavlov, but also highlights the work of contemporary thinkers such as Gardner, Gilbert, Goleman and Seligman. 50 PSYCHOLOGY CLASSICS will further your understanding of human nature and yourself.

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Praise for 50 Psychology Classics

  • Butler-Bowdon writes with infectious enthusiasm. He is a true scholar of this type of literature. - USA Today

  • Makes complex ideas accessible without dumbing down the material

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  • Delightful. A 'must read' for students.

  • 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. A dazzling array

  • Delightful. A 'must read' for students - VS Ramachandran

  • 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. A dazzling array - Dr Raj Persaud

  • Makes complex ideas accessible and practical without dumbing down the material - Douglas Stone

  • 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. - VS Ramachandran, Director, Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California, San Diego

  • 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.

  • 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. - Douglas Stone, lecturer on law at Harvard Law School and co-author of Difficult Conversations

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