Psychology Booklist

  1. The Tell-Tale Brain: Unlocking the Mystery of Human Nature: Tales of the Unexpected from Inside Your Mind by V. S. Ramachandran. 
  2. Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Junk Food, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, and Gambling Feel So Good. David Linden. 
  3. Opening Skinner’s Box. Lauren Slater. A collection of short stories about famous psychology studies.
  4. Bad Science. Ben Goldacre. How to conduct research properly.
  5. The Rough Guide to Psychology. Christian Jarrett. 
  6. Elephants on Acid. Alex Boese. Really interesting experiments in psychology and biology.
  7. Great Myths of the Brain (Great Myths of Psychology). Christian Jarrett. 
  8. The Man who mistook his wife for a hat. Oliver Sacks.Interesting case studies of brain damaged patients.
  9. Phantoms in the brain. V. S. Ramachandran. 
  10. The Luck Factor: The Scientific Study of the Lucky Mind.  Richard Wiseman.
  11. Quirkology: The Curious Science of Everyday Lives:  Richard Wiseman. A collection of weird and wonderful psychology stories.
  12. Obedience to authority: An experimental view. Stanley Milgram.
  13. Yes! 50 Secrets from the Science of Persuasion. Goldstein.
  14. Jigsaw Man. Paul Britton.
  15. The private life of the brain. Susan Greenfield. 
  16. The psychopath test. Jon Ronson. A journalist’s investigation into what makes someone a psychopath.

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