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To cover the natural sciences I simply read “A short history of nearly everything”; for history a read “The story of man”, “The Mental Floss History of the World” and “Fifty Things You Need to Know about World History”; I covered genetics and biology in one with Richard Dawkins “The selfish gene”; Philosophy was more difficult and I might have made the wrong move with “The In an effort to become the supreme expert on everything important within my friend cycle I have been reading smart not hard.

This book is an easy introduction to the current state of popular psychology or rather butler-bkwdon the arrival of serious psychological research into mainstream culture. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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In a journey that spans 50 books, hundreds of ideas, and over a century in time, it explores important contemporary writings such as Gladwell’s Blink and Seligman’s Authentic Happiness as well as wisdom from key figures in psychology’s It accompanies you every step of the way, with diagnostic tools, goal-setting charts, practical exercises, and many more features ideal for people who want a more active style of learning.


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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sep 14, Tim Pendry rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fortunately, the author is intelligent enough to provide a useful introduction on the ‘themes’ at the beginning of the book and then a chronological list of texts and another 50 influential books also bufler-bowdon chronologically at the back.

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The chapter summaries are informative but don’t give everything away. The new gender psychology gives its due to both sexes’ rights to negotiate their own sexual identity and remain responsible for themselves. I found myself over and over thinking, ‘Oh, that’s what that guy meant.


Our brains are far stranger than we think. Foundations and Applications of Logotherapy View all 8 comments. In a journey spanning 50 books, hundreds of ideas and over a century, 50 Psychology Classics looks at some of the most intriguing questions relating to what motivates us, what makes us feel and act in certain ways, how our brains work, and how we create a sense of self.

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My reading list has expanded yet again, after reading this. The Power of Thinking Without Thinking”

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