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50 Must-Read Social Psychology Books

50 Must-Read Social Psychology Books
Reading is the supreme “lifehack” — distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours. And the more you know about social psychology and human behavior, the better. At Help Scout we have learning stipend (here’s why) for our teammates so you can buy as many books as you need. You’re probably not surprised to hear that I’ve built myself quite the collection of psychology books. Lucky me. Because reading books lets you “jumpstart” your education by absorbing what researchers, professors, and authors spent years assembling. I can’t think of a single better way to empower yourself than that. Note: While all of the books below will deal with the human mind, not all of them are purely scientific. 1.) Buy the book: In my humble opinion, the greatest general overview of social psychology ever written. This book seems to be in such high demand that the Amazon prices are often outrageous. 2.) Buy the book: A true classic. 3.) Buy the book: 4.) Buy the book: Mr. 5.)

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Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned - The Myth of the Objective Advance Praise for Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective: "What is your ultimate goal -- your true objective -- when you pick up a book? The authors of this one believe that there may be no objective at all involved, just a diffuse feeling that a book can change the way you look at the world. They may be right." What Is Depression? Let This Animation With A Dog Shed Light On It Probably the only dog video on the Internet that will make you reflect on your own life. At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help.

2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully by Maria Popova How to be alone, wake up from illusion, master the art of asking, fathom your place in the universe, and more. After the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books and best science books, here are my favorite books on psychology and philosophy published this year, along with the occasional letter and personal essay — genres that, at their most excellent, offer hearty helpings of both disciplines. Perhaps more precisely, these are the year’s finest books on how to live sane, creative, meaningful lives.

50 Books on World War II Recommended by John Keegan Photograph by Jeff Gilbert. At the end of his book, The Second World War , John Keegan offers a list of 50 books in English that “together provide a comprehensive picture of the most important events and themes of the war, which are readable and from which the general reader can derive his own picture of the war as a guide to deeper reading.” Top 5 Best Comic Book Android Readers Google Android Tablets are certainly becoming more popular and many new devices are issued each and every month. Many people more and more are purchasing these new devices and wanting to take advantage of the full color touchscreen to read comic books. Good e-Reader has assembled the best list to read comic books on your Android powered tablet computer to get the most out of your device!

Top 100 primary books: views from a pupil, a teacher and an author Last week, TES published the top 100 books to read before leaving primary school, as chosen by teachers. The list, which was topped by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, generated a huge response on social media and sparked heated debates about what should and should not have made the final list. Here we hear from a teacher, a pupil and one of the authors on list, which spans everything from Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian to Green Eggs and Ham by Dr Seuss. A pupil’s view: Benji Cartwright is 11 and has read nine out of the top 10 books. He said the themes in these stories could make us better people. CAT 2016: Application Form, Exam Pattern , Eligibility & Dates Updated: Thursday, 24 March, 2016 03:30 PM CAT 2016 Exam CAT Exam Information - Application Form, Eligibility, Important Dates CAT Exam

7 Morning Rituals to Empower your day & Change your Life Most of your reality is not a given. It is shaped by your expectations, beliefs and thoughts you have formed about it. A big chunk of these beliefs and expectations are encoded into habits you integrate in your daily life. Things You Will Never Read In A Book Review - The Toast Home » Books » Things You Will Never Read In A Book Review The book provoked one, maybe two thoughts.The author’s critique of modern technology is, in a word, flinching.This story of love, loss and struggle absolutely gives in to categorization.This book was neither a page-turner nor sluggish. I read it at a regular pace.My tears stayed firmly in place, no jerking whatsoever thank goodness.A sunny reimagining of a classic tale.A tamely imaginative debut work.This story grabs you by the collar and then promptly lets go and apologizes for the outburst.I easily and often put the book down.This novel is an untangled web that quickly unravels and stays that wayThis book has a difficult time tying its three disparate narratives together, and that’s just fineA colorless work.367 breathful pagesThis book doesn’t allow me to extrapolate anything about the author.Gonna be honest, I didn’t read the book. Tags: book reviews, cliches, flinching