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Best Psychology Books That You Need

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Psychology books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (2017)

 Best Psychology Books That You NeedExplore the history, theories, and concepts of psychology through more than 100 groundbreaking ideas with straightforward text, witty illustrations, and vocabulary glossary that demystify an often daunting subject matter. Now in paperback.The Psychology Book looks at the biggest names in psychology, including William James, Sigmund Freud, and Ivan Pavlov, and unpacks each psychologist’s contribution to our understanding of how the mind works.
Author(s): DK

Social Psychology (2018)

 Best Psychology Books That You NeedAn award-winning author team challenges students to think critically about the concepts, controversies, and applications of social psychology using abundant tools, both in text and online. (NEW) infographics examine important topics like social class, social media effects, and research methodology.
Author(s): Tom Gilovich, Dacher Keltner, et al.

Psychology: Concepts & Connections, Brief Version (2012)

 Best Psychology Books That You NeedThe theme of this book is applying theories and research to learning and to contemporary life. In every chapter of PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, BRIEF VERSION, Ninth Edition, Spencer Rathus CONNECTS psychology to the real world and students’ interests, to the field’s latest topics and research, to great new multimedia tools, to innovative resources for teaching and learning, and to the proven PQ4R active learning approach.
Author(s): Spencer A. Rathus

Psychology in Your Life (Second Edition) (2016)

 Best Psychology Books That You NeedMakes science accessible at all levels by showing how psychology is relevant to students’ everyday lives. Author Sarah Grison―an expert in the teaching of introductory psychology―has created a print and digital package with an equal commitment to the success of every instructor and student.
Author(s): Sarah Grison, Michael Gazzaniga

Dark Psychology: The Ultimate Guide to Find Out The Secrets of Emotional Influence, Hypnotism, Deception, Covert NLP and Brainwashing to STOP Being Manipulated and Foresee Human Behavior (2019)

 Best Psychology Books That You NeedHave you ever felt as though someone was trying to manipulate you? Were you ever in a place in your life where you questioned if your thoughts were even your own? Are you tired of others trying to take advantage of you?In this guidebook we are going to spend some time talking about manipulation, persuasion, deception and more, and how it can be used, either by us or against us, in many different scenarios throughout our lives.
Author(s): Michael Leary, Gillian Edward

Cracking the AP Psychology Exam, 2019 Edition: Practice Tests & Proven Techniques to Help You Score a 5 (College Test Preparation) (2018)

 Best Psychology Books That You NeedAP Psychology Exam with this comprehensive study guide—including   thorough content reviews, targeted exam strategies, and  Everything You Need to Know for a High Score.• Comprehensive content reviews for all test topics• Up-to-date information on the 2019 AP Psychology Exam• Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress• Access to online study plans, a handy list of key terms, helpful pre-college information, and morePractice Your Way t…
Author(s): The Princeton Review

Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology (2013)

 Best Psychology Books That You Needbrief text is ideal for introducing students to the realities of living with, treating, and researching psychological disorders. From his experiences as a practicing therapist, draws a multitude of examples of real people and the disorders with which they struggle.  From his extensive classroom experience, he presents the material in a way that connects to students’ lives.
Author(s): Ronald J. Comer

Psychology (5th Edition) (2016)

 Best Psychology Books That You NeedFor courses in Introductory Psychology Throughout , Saundra Ciccarelli and J. Noland White employ a learner-centered, assessment-driven approach that maximizes student engagement, and helps educators keep students on track. The authors draw students into the discipline by showing how psychology relates to their own lives. Clear learning objectives, based on the recommended APA undergraduate learning outcomes, guide students through the material.
Author(s): Saundra K. Ciccarelli, J. Noland White

Psychology: A Complete Introduction (2016)

 Best Psychology Books That You NeedWritten by Dr Sandi Mann, Senior Lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire, Psychology: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value features like summaries of key experiments, and even lists of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam.
Author(s): Sandi Mann

Psychology: Essential Thinkers, Classic Theories, and How They Inform Your World (2016)

 Best Psychology Books That You NeedWhy is eyewitness testimony sometimes misleading? How does evolution explain what qualities people seek in online dating partners? These questions and many more are addressed in a convincing, thorough, and funny overview of why we are the way we are.
Author(s): Bonior PhD, Andrea

Psychology For Dummies (2013)

 Best Psychology Books That You NeedPsychology For Dummies is a fun, user-friendly guide to the basics of human behavior and mental processes. In plain English—and using lots of everyday examples—psychologist Dr. Adam Cash cuts through the jargon to explain what psychology is all about and what it tells you about why you do the things you do.
Author(s): Adam Cash

Best Psychology Books That You Need

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some psychology books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The psychology and behaviour of animals in zoos and circuses,

Author(s): by H. Hediger. Translated by Geoffrey Sircom.
ID: 2929016, Publisher: Dover Publications, Year: [1968], Size: 29 Mb, Format: pdf


Author(s): Peter O. Gray, David F. Bjorklund
ID: 1362131, Publisher: Macmillan (Worth Publishers), Year: c2014, Size: 77 Mb, Format: pdf

Esoteric Psychology Vol II

Author(s): Alice A. Bailey, Djwhal Khul
ID: 2425802, Publisher: Lucis Publishing Companies, Year: 30 Aug 2012, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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