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Game Psychology book

Posted by on January 25, 2015 – 04:45 pm

Game Psychology book

The obvious and ultimate point of creating games is to satisfy players. But to do this successfully requires a complex process to develop a game that adequately anticipates and meets its target audience’s motivations. As you’ve seen reflected in previous posts, people are not always driven by logic alone, which makes this development process all the more difficult. What we might assume to be true about human motivation and thought processes may require further examination and analysis. While the Octalysis framework focuses on the core drives of…

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Key ideas in Psychology book

Posted by on May 28, 2015 – 07:03 am

Key ideas in Psychology book

Every discussion about top marketing books should include this classic by Dr. Robert B. Cialdini. “” explains the psychology of why people say yes and how to apply these findings to others and your own life. If you’re interested in the fields of behavioral economics, evolutionary psychology and game theory, you’ll probably like “Influence” too. Here are the 6 main principles explored in this book: Reciprocation Commitment & Consistency Social Proof Authority Liking Scarcity image source: pagehanify.com 1) RECIPROCATION This rule states that…

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Books all Psychology majors should read

Posted by on July 21, 2015 – 03:09 pm

Books all Psychology majors should read

Kaitlin Gallagher is a PhD Candidate specializing in Biomechanics at the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo in Canada, and a permanent author for GradHacker. You can follow her on twitter at @KtlnG. Over a year ago I wrote a GradHacker piece about books all grad students should read. This year I’m back with some new recommendations: What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam. This is one of many short books on success and time management that Vanderkam has written. This particular book goes over how…

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100 best Psychology books

Posted by on January 28, 2015 – 08:58 am

100 best Psychology books

Introductory & Popular Psychology Books Getting started. Primers and popular science books that are easy to read and give a good overview of psychology. Light on application in design, big on explanation. Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. One the best books ever written on psychology. How people make decisions, view the world. An essential read. Amazon UK | Amazon USA Nudge by Richard H Thaler. The classic on encouraging people to change their behaviour. From eating healthier food managing their finances better. Great for big conceptual…

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Work Psychology book Download

Posted by on June 18, 2015 – 09:36 am

Work Psychology book Download

Just because you’re miserable doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your life. Annette Goodheart I’m a psychologist (actually, I have a diploma and the equivalent of a PhD, yeah!), but I am willing to admit that psychology has it’s share of problems. One of them is that it deals mainly with human deficits. We look at mental disorders and are dealing mostly with problems and deficits, alleviating suffering or preventing it — the mistakes people make when they think, the lack of knowledge or motivation people have at work … and much more. However, at the turn…

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Mind Psychology books

Posted by on March 26, 2015 – 03:01 pm

Mind Psychology books

The science of human behaviour. Psychology is derived from the Greek psyche , for breath,spirit,or soul. Psychotherapy is therefore the nurturing of the spirit or soul. Psychology did not emerge from philosophy as a separate, experimental science until the late nineteenth century. The classical psychoanalysis of Sigmund Freud became established around the turn of the twentieth century. Carl G. Jung, who broke away from Freud, was the first Western psychiatrist to see the importance of transpersonal experience in mental health. At about the…

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Best Psychology books 2015

Posted by on December 8, 2014 – 11:26 am

Best Psychology books 2015

So, a few months ago, you decided it would be a good idea to take AP Psychology. As exam time grows nearer, you may feel confident about your study habits throughout the semester. But you may feel like something’s missing. What could help supplement your understanding of AP Psychology? The answer is simple: a review book. Review books are the best study aids to use in your preparation for the AP Psychology exam. They often include pages upon pages of study material, from chapter reviews to practice tests and everything in between. A great way to…

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