A Thinking Person's Guide to Popular Psychology
We would all like to know the secrets of human nature - who we are, how we think, and what we do. In a journey that spans 50 books, hundreds of ideas, and over a century in time, 50 Psychology Classics 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.
EXPLORE the work of some of the greatest thinkers in psychology: ALFRED ADLER · ALBERT ELLIS · MILTON ERICKSON · ERIK ERIKSON · VICTOR FRANKL · ANNA FREUD · SIGMUND FREUD · HARRY HARLOW · KAREN HORNEY· WILLIAM JAMES · CARL JUNG · ALFRED KINSEY · MELANIE KLEIN · RD LAING · ABRAHAM MASLOW · STANLEY MILGRAM · IVAN PAVLOV · FRITZ PERLS · JEAN PIAGET · CARL ROGERS · BF SKINNER.
GAIN insights into the scientific research of leading contemporary psychologists, psychiatrists and neurologists: Authentic Happiness · The Blank Slate · Emotional Blackmail · Feeling Good · The Female Brain · Frames of Mind · The Origins of Everyday Moods · The Paradox of Choice · Phantoms in the Brain · Stumbling on Happiness · Working with Emotional Intelligence
DISCOVER why we think and act the way we do through the landmark bestsellers of psychology: Blink · Difficult Conversations · Games People Play · The Gift of Fear · I'm OK - You're OK · Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion · Lateral Thinking · The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat · Passages · People Skills · The Psychology of Self-Esteem · The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
With insightful commentaries on each classic, biographical information on the authors, plus a guide to further key titles, 50 PSYCHOLOGY CLASSICS provides a unique overview of this fascinating subject.