Psychology - History

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Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psycholo...

Lauren Slater

Through ten examples of ingenious experiments by some of psychology's most innovative thinkers, Lauren Slater traces the evolution of the century's most pressing concerns—free will, authoritarianism, conformity, morality.Beginning w...

Published: Feb 2005

The Great Pretender: The Undercover M...

Susannah Cahalan

\"One of America\'s most courageous young journalists\" and the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Brain on Fire investigates the shocking mystery behind the dramatic experiment that revolutionized modern medicine (NPR...

Published: Sep 2020

The Uncanny

Sigmund Freud

Freud was fascinated by the mysteries of creativity and the imagination. The groundbreaking works that comprise The Uncanny present some of his most influential explorations of the mind. In these pieces Freud investigates the vivid bu...

Published: Sep 2003

Mind Fixers: Psychiatry's Troubled Se...

Anne Harrington

“Superb… a nuanced account of biological psychiatry.” —Richard J. McNally In Mind Fixers, “the preeminent historian of neuroscience” (Science magazine) Anne Harrington explores psychiatry’s r...

Published: Jun 2020

Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the...

Claudia Kalb

Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? Was Frank Lloyd Wright a narcissist? In this surprising, inventive, and meticulously researched look at the evolution of mental health, acclaimed health and science journalist Claud...

Published: Mar 2018

Toward a Psychology of Being-Reprint ...

Abraham H. Maslow

2011 Reprint of 1962 First Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this compelling book, Professor Maslow uses studies of psychologically healthy people and of the healthie...

Published: Jun 2011

McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became...

Ronald Purser

A lively and razor-sharp critique of mindfulness as it has been enthusiastically co-opted by corporations, public schools, and the US military.Mindfulness is now all the rage. From celebrity endorsements to monks, neuroscientists and ...

Published: Jul 2019

The Little Book of Psychology: An Int...

Emily Ralls

If you want to know your Freud from your Jung and your Milgram from your Maslow, strap in for this whirlwind tour of the highlights of psychology. Including accessible primers on: The early thinkers who contributed to psychologi...

Published: Sep 2021

The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His ...

Damion Searls

An NPR Best Book of the YearA New York Post Best Book of the YearA Times Thought Book of the YearAn Irish Independent Best Book of the YearThe captivating, untold story of Hermann Rorschach and his famous inkblot test In 1917, wor...

Published: Feb 2018

Jung: A Very Short Introduction

Anthony Stevens

This is the most lucid and timely introduction to the thought of Carl Gustav Jung available to date. Though he was a prolific writer and an original thinker of vast erudition, Jung lacked a gift for clear exposition, and his ideas are...

Published: Jun 2001

Freud: A Very Short Introduction

Anthony Storr

Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, developed a totally new way of looking at human nature. Only now, with the hindsight of the half-century since his death, can we assess his true legacy to current thought. As an experience...

Published: Jun 2001
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