Book number: 91183 Product format: Paperback Author: TOM BUTLER-BOWDEN

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New updated edition, the greatest books are distilled in this curious reader's guide to popular psychology. We are invited to embark on a journey through excerpts from 50 books covering hundreds of ground-breaking ideas. Explore William James's The Principals of Psychology, as well as contemporary writings like Malcom Gladwell's Blink. Topics included are the science of the brain, tapping the unconscious mind, happiness and mental health, personality and the self, human motivation, the dynamics of relationships, creative power and communication skills. In effect this is your shortcut to the most important ideas on the mind, personality and human nature with ideas from the great thinkers like Alfred Adler, Hans Eysenck on the four dimensions of personality, Anna Freud on defence mechanisms, Sigmund Freud on dreams, Eric Hoffer on mass psychology, Karen Horney on inner conflicts, Alfred Kinsey on sexual psychology, Ivan Pavlov on conditioning, and B. S. Skinner on the power of environment among them. Discover the findings of contemporary research and practice on introversion, marriage, self-control and the burden of choice, and gain the essence of the greatest writings like A Guide to Rational Living and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for A Hat among them. 319pp, paperback.

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