Navigation Menu+

Psychology Books

Page 2 of 9

New Psychology Diagnosis book

Posted by on May 18, 2016 – 06:10 am

New Psychology Diagnosis book

Is the DSM-5 — the book professionals and researchers use to diagnose mental disorders — leading us to a society that embraces “over-diagnosis”? Or was this trend of creating “fad” diagnoses started long before the DSM-5 revision process — perhaps even starting with the DSM-IV before it? Allen Frances, who oversaw the DSM-IV revision process and has been an outspoken critic of the DSM-5, suggests melodramatically that “normality is an endangered species, ” due in part to “fad diagnoses” and an “epidemic” of over-diagnosing, ominously suggesting…

read more

Top Psychology books for students

Posted by on May 3, 2016 – 05:27 am

Top Psychology books for students

To begin, a few caveats. I m a very bad reader. I read *about* a lot of books, and even read a few chapters here and there, but in terms of actually starting and finishing books, I m not so good. So when I was thinking about a post on the best psychology books of 2011, I was delighted that the amazing brainpickings.org had already gone to the trouble in a much better fashion than I would have. Actually, the site s list is of the best psychology and philosophy books of 2011, so here are the psychology-related books from the list: There is also a…

read more

Best Psychology books for students

Posted by on April 24, 2016 – 04:46 am

Best Psychology books for students

My favorite book as a small child, hands down, was The Color Kittens. Nothing else came close. Not that I didnt have great fondness for the entire Little Golden Books oeuvre, however. I admit that I enjoyed, for example, The Fuzzy Duckling as well as Nurse Nancy. Even when compared to the unparalleled brilliance of The Color Kittens, Nurse Nancy and The Fuzzy Duckling should not be dismissed. Yet I ll admit the reason I was fond of Nurse Nancy was not because of the timeless story or the vivid, compassionate portrayal of the main character. Instead…

read more

Mind Psychology books PDF

Posted by on April 12, 2016 – 04:30 am

Mind Psychology books PDF

A Text-Book of Psychology, Vol. 1 of 2 by James Sully Book Reviews Book Description The Human Mind by James Sully is an interesting read on the subject of philosophy. Sully was a prominent figure in the psychological world, being one of the founding members of the British Psychological Society and Grote Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic for University College in London. His writings were some of the first on the subject to be written in English and have been commended by well known psychologists such as Freud and Wundt. The book is a…

read more

Psychology books

Posted by on April 9, 2016 – 04:14 am

Psychology books

Everyone loves a good story. The series of TED videos demonstrates that a good story is at the crux of making some sort of point. Countless fiction authors have made good on this idea for centuries. Taking a page from their playbook, social scientists started doing the same thing in pop-psychology books that quickly turned into best-sellers. Which begets the question. If a story is such a fertile medium to share science in, shouldn’t the books mention they are contributing to the same irrationality they are trying to warn you against? Samuel McNermey…

read more

Must have Psychology books

Posted by on April 3, 2016 – 04:05 am

Must have Psychology books

When I say that is the most important book you can read, I am not engaging in hyperbole. And don’t just take my word for it. It has been enthusiastically endorsed by some of our leading thinkers, such as Steven Pinker and Nat Hentoff. The very future of our society depends upon recognizing and reversing the insidious process that is its subject. Our greatest resource is the minds of our children, and what they learn in higher education ultimately shapes society. Greg Lukianoff is a true hero for our times. A hero is someone who possesses a combination…

read more

Brain Psychology books

Posted by on March 31, 2016 – 03:59 am

Brain Psychology books

Hi, all, Cerebrum is an excellent journal for the general reader, published by The Dana Foundation. Back in 1, Cerebrum gave a list of the great books on the brain, and now they have updated the list. You can get it at and you should. At the same time, you also should recognize that the list has a big problem. Here is how Cerebrum went about selecting the best current and classic books on current neuroscience. They asked the readers of Cerebrum, regular readers. More than 70 of you responded—thank you! Your choices were forwarded to Dana Alliance…

read more