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50 Psychology Classics—50 More Classics

Tipo: Lista pré-estabelecida criada por PlaidStallion

Descrição: 50 more books listed in 50 Psychology Classics by Tom Butler-Bowdon

Membros: 2 membros participantes (mostrar todos)

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1
24,463 membros, 429 críticas
3.97 estrelas (3.97 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (9): Plath’s brilliant fictional (and autobiographical) account of a young woman’s mental breakdown remains compelling reading.

2
2,745 membros, 27 críticas
3.65 estrelas (3.65 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (3): Popular and insightful work into the psychology of fairy tales.

3
2,583 membros, 39 críticas
3.79 estrelas (3.79 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (41): Compelling true story of a woman with 16 personalities and her fight to become an integrated person. Sold millions of copies and scored a mention on television show Frasier.… (mais)

4
2,301 membros, 60 críticas
4.05 estrelas (4.05 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (18): Moral judgements are not the outcome of reasoning, but gut feeling, which makes it hard to bridge social, political, and religious divides. Compelling blend of social psychology, moral philosophy, and political analysis.… (mais)

5
2,210 membros, 34 críticas
4.08 estrelas (4.08 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (15): Award-winning journey into all facets of depressive illness. Suggests depression will never be eradicated but rather is part of the human condition.

6
2,028 membros, 26 críticas
3.91 estrelas (3.91 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (6): Prominent brain researcher’s theory that debunks the separation of mind and body and shows how emotions form a vital part of rational judgment and decision making.… (mais)

7
1,956 membros, 17 críticas
3.97 estrelas (3.97 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (14): Influential study on people’s willingness to submit to fascist regimes, written before the full horror of Nazism became apparent.

8
1,803 membros, 17 críticas
3.91 estrelas (3.91 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (12): Bestselling personality typing work in the Jung/Briggs Myers tradition, which includes a “temperament sorter” to determine your type.

9
1,687 membros, 26 críticas
3.95 estrelas (3.95 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (19): Zimbardo performed the famous Standford Prison Experiment of 1971, in which college student “guards” quickly turned sadistic and brutal, raising questions of “how good people turn evil.” Zimbardo reflects on the experiment and the light it sheds on abuses seen at Abu Ghraib prison and elsewhere.… (mais)

10
1,665 membros, 21 críticas
4.1 estrelas (4.1 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (2): Pulitzer Prize-winning discussion of the lengths that people go to to deny their own mortality. Very Freudian but still a superb read.

11
1,650 membros, 15 críticas
3.89 estrelas (3.89 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (33): Popular work from an expert in female psychology that addresses the taboo of women’s anger, its real sources, and its role in relationships.

12
1,643 membros, 19 críticas
4.04 estrelas (4.04 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (48): Influential work of evolutionary psychology that reveals the genetic strategies behind human behaviors, including monogamy, altruism, sibling rivalry, and office politics.… (mais)

13
1,547 membros, 40 críticas
3.98 estrelas (3.98 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (17): The University of Pennsylvania psychologist has provided conclusive evidence that the quality of “grit,” or the ability to persevere and overcome obstacles, is a greater predictor of real-world success than intelligence, grades, or skill.… (mais)

14
1,322 membros, 24 críticas
4.04 estrelas (4.04 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (50): Frank exploration of the relationship between psychotherapist and patient, with fascinating case histories.

15
1,292 membros, 15 críticas
3.48 estrelas (3.48 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (30): Caused storm of controversy in its contention that IQ differs according to race. Was wrapped within a broader theory that intelligence, rather than class background, has become the new predictor of economic success.… (mais)

16
852 membros, 22 críticas
3.87 estrelas (3.87 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (21): Bestselling classic of child therapy about a withdrawn boy’s slow journey toward normal relations with the world.

17
821 membros, 9 críticas
3.9 estrelas (3.9 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (36): Nobel Prize winner’s famous study of the “killer instinct” in humans, and the devastating results of our combination of irrationality and intelligence.… (mais)

18
808 membros, 22 críticas
3.75 estrelas (3.75 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (29): By the world’s foremost sociopathic researcher, showing how sociopaths are aware of the difference between right and wrong yet have no guilt or remorse.… (mais)

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795 membros, 14 críticas
4.15 estrelas (4.15 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (31): Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist's compelling account of his 30 years’ work to discover how nerve cells in the brain store memories. Interwoven with personal memories of Vienna under the Nazis and his family’s escape to America.… (mais)

20
749 membros, 23 críticas
3.69 estrelas (3.69 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (8): Leading psychologist’s surprising contention that Asian and Western people think differently, challenging assumptions of universal behavior.

21
657 membros, 6 críticas
3.68 estrelas (3.68 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (4): Practical application of Erikson’s stages of human development, showing how adult hang-ups have their roots in earlier turning points not being properly brought to a conclusion. By reclaiming your “inner child,” you can move on as an adult.… (mais)

22
646 membros, 2 críticas
4.06 estrelas (4.06 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (7): Existential psychologist’s powerful bestseller on the idea that love (or “Eros”) and sex are two different drives. Love motivates our highest achievements, and the opposite of love is not hate but apathy.… (mais)

23
635 membros, 5 críticas
3.8 estrelas (3.8 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (28): Popular work of powerful cognitive therapy techniques, not just for depressives.

24
557 membros, 2 críticas
3.99 estrelas (3.99 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (32): Leading neuroscientist’s overview of how the emotional centers and circuits in the brain evolved to ensure our survival.

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526 membros, 8 críticas
3.72 estrelas (3.72 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (10): Famous critique of psychiatry, suggesting that mental illness is in fact usually “problems in living.” Linking modern psychiatric diagnoses to the Inquisition, Szasz argued against any type of coercive treatment.… (mais)

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514 membros, 0 críticas
4.11 estrelas (4.11 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (20): This classics primer on social psychology, now in its 11th (2012) edition, presents various scenarios with explanations for why people act as they do. Aronson’s “first law” is “People who do crazy things are not necessarily crazy.”… (mais)

27
431 membros, 1 crítica
3.57 estrelas (3.57 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (16): A book of case studies that was a precursor to psychoanalysis. Its theory that bizarre hysterical symptoms often result from suppressed painful memories was later disowned by Freud.… (mais)

28
396 membros, 0 críticas
3.41 estrelas (3.41 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (27): Alternative approach to mental illness, resting on the idea that mental health means an acceptance of responsibility for one’s life.

29
320 membros, 1 crítica
3.72 estrelas (3.72 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (13): In its day, groundbreaking work on the male adult life cycle that further developed Erik Erikson’s theories.

30
298 membros, 5 críticas
3.34 estrelas (3.34 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (40): Controversial Austrian psychoanalyst’s theory that a person’s overall character could be analyzed as opposed to specific neuroses, dreams, or mental associations. Also contended that repressed psychosexual energy could take on physical expression in the muscles and organs (“body armor”).… (mais)

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266 membros, 3 críticas
4.08 estrelas (4.08 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (5): The first in a trilogy exploring the mother–child relationship that established “attachment behavior” as an area of psychology.

32
218 membros, 4 críticas
3.95 estrelas (3.95 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (1): Landmark work on how erroneous thinking can lead to depression, from the founder of cognitive therapy.

33
211 membros, 0 críticas
4.27 estrelas (4.27 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (11): Family systems therapist’s influential exploration of family dynamics.

34
200 membros, 2 críticas
3.85 estrelas (3.85 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (23): A founder of cognitive psychology argues for a model of the mind based on the creation of meaning rather than computational processing.

35
125 membros, 1 crítica
3.83 estrelas (3.83 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (37): Psychologist McGregor became a business guru through his categories of management styles into “Theory X” (directive control by bosses) and “Theory Y” (employees left to motivate themselves). Inspired by Abraham Maslow's humanistic psychology.… (mais)

36
117 membros, 0 críticas
3.78 estrelas (3.78 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (43): Maverick American psychiatrist’s explanation of how the “self-system” or personality is formed by our interpersonal relationships, as opposed to the Freudian inner self.… (mais)

37
84 membros, 1 crítica
3.35 estrelas (3.35 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (26): Famous theory of how people try to maintain consistency in their beliefs, even when what they believe has been shown to be wrong.

38
76 membros, 0 críticas
2.6 estrelas (2.6 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (46): A readable book that established the behaviorist school of psychology.

39
61 membros, 0 críticas
4 estrelas (4 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (35): Forensic psychologist’ attack on the reliability of eyewitness accounts in criminal trials. Also well known for her challenge to the validity of repressed memory syndrome.… (mais)

40
53 membros, 0 críticas
4 estrelas (4 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (39): By one of Freud’s original inner circle, describes the separation anxiety felt after birth and how people spend their life trying to recreate the original maternal connection.… (mais)

41
37 membros, 0 críticas
4.5 estrelas (4.5 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (47): German-American Gestalt psychologist’s contribution to the art of thinking; specifically, seeing the underlying structure of the problem and taking account of anomalies.… (mais)

42
37 membros, 0 críticas
4 estrelas (4 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (34): Known as the father of social psychology, Lewin’s field theory held that human behavior was the result of a combination between interactions with others (group dynamics) and inner characteristics.… (mais)

43
25 membros, 0 críticas
4.5 estrelas (4.5 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (25): British psychologist Cattell was a pioneer of personality testing who introduced the 16-Factor model. He worked across many areas to make psychology into more of a hard science.… (mais)

44
10 membros, 0 críticas

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PlaidStallion (49): The book that made Wundt a dominant figure in the new science of psychology. Translated into English by Edward Titchener in 1904.

45
9 membros, 0 críticas

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PlaidStallion (45): American psychological pioneer who demonstrated how all animals learn, using his famous cats in puzzle boxes.

46
7 membros, 0 críticas
5 estrelas (5 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (38): German-born founder of experimental psychology invited to work at Harvard with William James. Was a pioneer in industrial psychology (the behavior of people in the work environment), criminal behavior, and film theory.… (mais)

47
6 membros, 0 críticas
5 estrelas (5 estrelas)

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PlaidStallion (22): Key work from the pioneers of intelligence testing.

48
5 membros, 0 críticas

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PlaidStallion (42): Presents the results of the Swiss psychiatrist’s psychoanalysis of 400 mental patients and normal subjects, based on his famous ink blot test.

49
5 membros, 0 críticas

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PlaidStallion (44): Pioneering cognitive psychologist and inventor of the Stanford-Binet IQ Test (an adaptation of the Binet-Simon test), who believed intelligence was inherited. Also did early work on gifted children.… (mais)

50
2 membros, 0 críticas

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PlaidStallion (24): Worked with William James and was the first female president of the American Psychological Association (1905), yet was denied a PhD by Harvard University. Considered psychology to be the “science of the self.”… (mais)

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