You will find life-changing insights from 50 key books from the following authors: Alfred Adler Gavin de Becker Eric Berne Edward de Bono Robert Bolton Nathaniel Branden Isabel Briggs Myers Louann Brizendine David D Burns Robert Cialdini Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Albert Ellis & Robert Harper Milton Erickson Erik Erikson Hans Eysenck Susan Forward Viktor Frankl Anna Freud Sigmund Freud Howard Gardner Daniel Gilbert Malcolm Gladwell Daniel Goleman John M Gottman Harry Harlow Thomas A Harris Eric Hoffer Karen Horney William James Carl Jung Eric Kandel Alfred Kinsey Melanie Klein RD Laing Abraham Maslow Stanley Milgram Ivan Pavlov Fritz Perls Jean Piaget Steven Pinker VS Ramachandran Carl Rogers Oliver Sacks Barry Schwartz Martin Seligman Gail Sheehy BF Skinner Douglas Stone William Styron Robert E Thayer
Tom Butler-Bowdon is now recognized as an expert on the personal development literature. His 50 Classics series has been hailed as the definitive guide to 'the literature of possibility', and has won numerous awards including the Benjamin Franklin Self-Help Award and the Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Award. A graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Sydney, he lives and works in both the UK and Australia, and runs a self-help/success website.He is the author of the bestselling 50 Self-Help Classics, 50 Success Classics and 50 Spiritual Classics which have sold over 100,000 in the English language and have been translated into 17 languages.
"At long last a chance for those outside the profession to discover that there is so much more to psychology than just Freud and Jung. 50 Psychology Classics offers a unique opportunity to become acquainted with a dazzling array of the key works in psychological literature almost overnight." --Dr Raj Persaud, Gresham Professor for Public Understanding of Psychiatry "This delightful book provides thoughtful and entertaining summaries of 50 of the most influential books in psychology. It's a 'must read' for students contemplating a career in psychology." --VS Ramachandran, Director, Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California, San Diego "A brilliant synthesis. The author makes complex ideas accessible and practical, without dumbing down the material. I found myself over and over thinking, 'Oh, that's what that guy meant.'" --Douglas Stone, lecturer on law at Harvard Law School and co-author of Difficult Conversations "Butler-Bowdon writes with infectious enthusiasm. He is a true scholar of this type of literature." --USA Today