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Reading List

General psychology

Collin, Catherine – ‘The Psychology Book’

Goldacre, Ben - ‘Bad Science’

Lilienfeld, Scott - ’50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behaviour’

 

Famous studies

Dittrich, Luke - ‘Patient HM’

Perry, Gina – ‘Behind the shock machine’

Sacks, Oliver - ‘The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat’

Slater Lauren - ‘Opening of Skinner’s Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century’

Rolls, Geoff - ‘Classic Case Studies in Psychology’

Wearing, Deborah – ‘Forever Today’

 

Psychopathology

Hare, Robert D. - ‘Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us’

Malkin, Craig - ‘The Narcissist Test’

Ronson, Jon - ‘The Psychopath Test’

Thomson, Mary - ‘The Bigamist’

Wilson, David - ‘A History of British Serial Killing’

Zimbardo, Philip - ‘The Lucifer Effect’

 

Applied psychology

Cain, Susan – ‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking’

Gilbert, Paul - ‘The compassionate mind’

Kabat-Zinn, John – ‘Wherever you go there you are’

Williams, M. & Penman, D – ‘Mindfulness: Finding peace in a frantic world’

 

Biological psychology

Dawkins, Richard – ‘The Selfish Gene’

Havari, Yuval Noah – ‘Sapiens’

Siegel, Dan – ‘Brainstorm: The power and purpose of the teenage brain’

Walker, Matthew – ‘Why we Sleep’

 

Cognitive psychology

Ariely, Dan – ‘Predictably Irrational’

Gladwell, Malcom – ‘Blink’

Kahneman, Daniel - ‘Thinking Fast and Slow’

Pink, Daniel – ‘Drive’

Pinker, Stephen – ‘How the mind works’

Thaler, Richard – ‘Nudge’

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