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.
Butler-Bowdon writes with infectious enthusiasm. He is a true scholar of this type of literature. USA Today 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, Gresham Professor for Public Understanding of Psychiatry Delightful. A 'must read' for students -- VS Ramachandran, Director, Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California, San Diego Makes complex ideas accessible and practical without dumbing down the material -- Douglas Stone, lecturer on law at Harvard Law School and co-author of 'Difficult Conversations' *Praise for 50 Self-Help Classics* Amazing. A tremendous resource -- Stephen R. Covey, author of 'The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People' "Praise for 50 Spiritual Classics* What an uplifting journey I had... If you only ever read one spiritual book, let is be this one -- Susan Jeffers PhD, author of 'Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway'
Tom Butler-Bowdon is recognised as an expert on the personal development literature. His 50 Classics series has been hailed as the definitive guide to the literature of possibility, and has won numerous awards including the Benjamin Franklin Self-Help Award and the Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Award. A graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Sydney, he lives and works in both the Oxford, UK and Australia, and runs a successful website: www.butler-bowdon.com