Must-Read Books: Psychology

The following list consists of the must-read books in psychology. All books on this list received the highest rankings and best user reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. When you find your next book through this list, I would appreciate a message. Furthermore, feel free to comment with a book title that you think is missing here. Happy reading!

Atkinson & Hilgard’s Introduction to Psychology by Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Barbara Fredrickson, Geoffrey R. Loftus, Christel Lutz

Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life by Paul Ekman

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type by Isabel Briggs Myers, Peter B. Myers

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish

How To Raise Your Self-Esteem: The Proven Action-Oriented Approach To Greater Self-Respect And Self-Confidence by Nathaniel Branden

Mastering the Art of Quitting: Why It Matters in Life, Love, and Work by Peg Streep, Alan Bernstein

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy

The Psychology of Romantic Love by Nathaniel Branden

The Road Less Travelled by M. Scott Peck

Self-Esteem: A proven program of cognitive techniques for assessing, improving and maintaining your self-esteem by Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning

The Self-Esteem Workbook by Glenn R. Schiraldi, Matthew McKay

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Type Talk at Work: How the 16 Personality Types Determine Your Success on the Job by Otto Kroeger, Janet M. Thuesen, Hile Rutledge

Type Talk: The 16 Personality Types That Determine How We Live, Love, and Work by Otto Kroeger, Janet M. Thuesen

What To Say When You Talk To Your Self by Shad Helmstetter

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel








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