Best Popular Psychology Research Books
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1. Stop Overthinking: 23 Techniques to Relieve Stress, Stop Negative Spirals, Declutter Your Mind, and Focus on the Present
Author: by Nick Trenton
Overcome negative thought patterns, reduce stress, and live a worry-free life. Overthinking is the biggest cause of unhappiness. Don’t get stuck in a never-ending thought loop. Stay present and keep your mind off things that don’t matter, and never will.
Break free of your self-imposed mental prison. Stop Overthinking is a book that understands where you’ve been through,the exhausting situation you’ve put yourself into, and how you lose your mind in the trap of anxiety and stress. Acclaimed author Nick Trenton will walk you through the obstacles with detailed and proven techniques to help you rewire your brain, control your thoughts, and change your mental habits.
What’s more, the book will provide you scientific approaches to completely change the way you think and feel about yourself by ending the vicious thought patterns. Stop agonizing over the past and trying to predict the future. Nick Trenton grew up in rural Illinois and is quite literally a farm boy.
His best friend growing up was his trusty companion Leonard the dachshund.RIP Leonard. Eventually, he made it off the farm and obtained a BS in Economics, followed by an MA in Behavioral Psychology. Powerful ways to stop ruminating and dwelling on negative thoughts.
2. Read People Like a Book: How to Analyze, Understand, and Predict People’s Emotions, Thoughts, Intentions, and Behaviors (How to be More Likable and Charismatic)
Author: by Patrick King
Speed read people, decipher body language, detect lies, and understand human nature. Is it possible to analyze people without them saying a word?Yes, it is. Learn how to become a mind reader and forge deep connections. How to get inside people’s heads without them knowing.
Read People Like a Book isn’t a normal book on body language of facial expressions. Yes, it includes all of those things, as well as new techniques on how to truly detect lies in your everyday life, but this book is more about understanding human psychology and nature.
We are who we are because of our experiences and pasts, and this guides our habits and behaviors more than anything else. Parts of this book read like the most interesting and applicable psychology textbook you’ve ever read. Take a look inside yourself and others!
Understand the subtle signals that you are sending out and increase your emotional intelligence. Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real life experience.
3. How to Listen with Intention: The Foundation of True Connection, Communication, and Relationships (How to be More Likable and Charismatic)
Author: by Patrick King
Learn to connect, create rapport, develop trust, and build deep relationships. In this day and age, the art of deep listening is a superpower. If you can make someone feel heard and important, you are on the highway to their heart.
And it’s not as difficult or complex as you think. How to go from stranger to cherished friend in record time. How to Listen with Intention is ultimately a book about relationships. A relationship must be give-and-take – are you taking more than you are giving?
Are you making people feel comfortable opening up to you? Are you listening well, or unwittingly being a conversational/relationship narcissist? It’s time to ask these difficult questions and learn the skills to not only help people in times of need, but create new friendships with just about anyone – after all, who doesn’t like to be heard?
Increase your emotional intelligence and people analyzing skills. Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real-life experience. Understand people two levels beneath their actual words.
4. Better Small Talk: Talk to Anyone, Avoid Awkwardness, Generate Deep Conversations, and Make Real Friends (How to be More Likable and Charismatic)
Author: by Patrick King
Networking events suck, but they can suck less. What to say and when to say to be likable, connect, and make a memorable impression. Actionable and applicable verbal maneuvers for just about every phase of conversation. From hello to goodbye, with strangers or old friends, you’ll learn how to simply go deeper.
NO MORE: interview mode, awkward silence, or struggling to hold people’s attention. Better Small Talk is a unique read. Imagine the following situation: you’ve just put on your name tag, and you’re approached by a stranger.What do you say?Nice weather today.
No, we can do better than this. Learn better small talk to avoid awkwardness, put people at ease, and build real rapport. Learn to open people up without them even realizing it. Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach.
His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real life experience. He suffered for years as a shy introvert and managed to boil human interaction down to a science – first for himself, and now for you.
5. The Art of Witty Banter: Be Clever, Quick, & Magnetic (2nd Edition) (How to be More Likable and Charismatic)
Author: by Patrick King
Think quickly on your feet: be smooth, funny, and clever all at once. Goodbye awkward silences, hello conversational agility. In any interaction, witty banter is almost always the end goal. It allows you to (1) disarm and connect with anyone, (2) immediately exit boring small talk mode, and (3) instantly build rapport like you’re old friends.
Flow with the conversational twists and turns like water. The Art of Witty Banter examines the art, nuance, and mechanics of banter and charm to make you awitty comeback machine, the likes of which your friends have never seen. You’ll be able to handle, defend, disarm, and engage others in a way that makes you comfortable and confident with each growing day.
Transform “interview” conversations into comfortable rapport. Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and Social Skills and Conversation Coach. As someone who teaches people to speak for a living, he’s broken wit and banter down to a science and given you real guidelines on what to say and when.
6. The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients (Covers may vary)
Author: by Irvin Yalom
Acclaimed author and renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom distills thirty-five years of psychotherapy wisdom into one brilliant volume. The culmination of master psychiatrist Dr. Irvin D. Yalom’s more than thirty-five years in clinical practice, The Gift of Therapy is a remarkable and essential guidebook that illustrates through real case studies how patients and therapists alike can get the most out of therapy.
The bestselling author of Love’s Executioner shares his uniquely fresh approach and the valuable insights he has gainedpresented as eighty-five personal and provocative tips for beginner therapists, including:Let the patient matter to you Acknowledge your errors Create a new therapy for each patient Do home visits(Almost) never make decisions for the patientFreud was not always wrongA book aimed at enriching the therapeutic process for a new generation of patients and counselors, Yalom’s Gift of Therapy is an entertaining, informative, and insightful read for anyone with an interest in the subject.
7. How to Listen, Hear, and Validate: Break Through Invisible Barriers and Transform Your Relationships (How to be More Likable and Charismatic)
Author: by Patrick King
Cultivate deep connections wherever you go. Prevent 100% of conflict, misunderstanding, and loneliness. Healthy relationships involve our feelings being heard, understood, and validated. Unfortunately, this is the exception rather than the rule. Are you doing it wrong, and alienating people versus comforting them?
Find out how to walk this fine line. Uncover the biggest obstacle to the intimate, healthy relationships that we desire and deserve. How to Listen, Hear, and Validate is all about our top communication struggle – our tendency to react instead of respond, and forget that our goal is to build bridges rather than walls.
You’ll learn what you’ve been doing wrong, and why your efforts at getting closer to people – in deep or light manners – have failed. You’ll learn actionable techniques and frameworks to have the most productive conversations of your life – ones that will walk away with people praising how empathetic you are.
Most importantly, you will gain profound insights on how to reprogram yourself into a natural communicator. No more unresolved issues, struggles to get close, or failures from ineffective communication. Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach.
8. Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Author: by Jose L. Galvan
This useful guide educates students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. The authors provide numerous examples from published reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed throughout the book. New to the seventh edition: Each chapter breaks down the larger holistic review of literature exercise into a series of smaller, manageable steps Practical instructions for navigating today’s digital libraries Comprehensive discussions about digital tools, including bibliographic and plagiarism detection software Chapter activities that reflect the book’s updated content New model literature reviews Online resources designed to help instructors plan and teach their courses (www.Routledge.Com/9780415315746).
9. Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century
Author: by Lauren Slater
Through ten examples of ingenious experiments by some of psychology’s most innovative thinkers, Lauren Slater traces the evolution of the century’s most pressing concernsfree will, authoritarianism, conformity, and morality.Beginning with B.F. Skinner and the legend of a child raised in a box, Slater takes us from a deep empathy with Stanley Milgram’s obedience subjects to a funny and disturbing re-creation of an experiment questioning the validity of psychiatric diagnosis.
Previously described only in academic journals and textbooks, these often daring experiments have never before been narrated as stories, chock-full of plot, wit, personality, and theme.
10. Love's Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy
Author: by Irvin D. Yalom
In his classic, bestselling work, the masterful therapist and novelist Irvin Yalom describes his sometimes tragic, sometimes inspiring, and always absorbing encounters with patients In this classic book, master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter.
With insight and sympathy, Yalom not only gives us a rare and enthralling glimpse into the personal desires and motivations of ten of his patients, but also tells his own story as he struggles to reconcile his all-too-human response with his sensibility as a psychiatrist.
Love’s Executioner has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers already, and promises to inspire generations of readers to come.
11. Understanding Research Methods: An Overview of the Essentials
Author: by Mildred L. Patten
A perennial bestseller since 1997, this updated tenth edition of Understanding Research Methods provides a detailed overview of all the important concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. It covers the principles of both qualitative and quantitative research, and how to interpret statistics without computations, so is suitable for all students regardless of their math background.
The book is organized so that each concept is treated independently and can be used in any order without resulting in gaps in knowledgeallowing it to be easily and precisely adapted to any course. It uses lively examples on contemporary topics to stimulate students’ interest, and engages them by showing the relevance of research methods to their everyday lives.
Numerous case studies and end-of-section exercises help students master the material and encourage classroom discussion. The text is divided into short, independent topic sections, making it easy for you to adapt the material to your own teaching needs and customize assignments to the aspect of qualitative or quantitative methods under studyhelping to improve students’ comprehension and retention of difficult concepts.
12. The Psychology Of Weight-Loss: Gain Control of Your Weight for Good
Author: by Andrew Vashevnik
DISCOVER THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WEIGHT-LOSS AND GET LASTING CONTROL OVER YOUR WEIGHT TODAY! Are you unhappy with your current weight? Have you tried to lose weight but failed? Do you keep jumping from one fad diet to another? Do you try to eat healthily but for some reason you still aren’t the weight you want to be?
Does it all seem too hard, and you give up on your weight-loss goals altogether? Let experienced life coach Andrew Vashevnik reveal the truth behind weight-loss. Having studied and practiced NLP, Hypnotherapy and Philosophy, Andrew will help you uncover the inner workings of your mind, making weight-loss effortless.
Through his proprietary concept The Equation of Change, he’s helped countless people achieve their weight-loss goals. Inside The Psychology of Weight-Loss, you’ll discover: The Weight-Loss Law – The only proven way to lose weight and the only thing that matters!
Why the whole weight-loss industry is set up to make you fail How natural habit changes occur, and how to make them easily EVERY time How to lose weight in your own way, so that you feel happy throughout the process And much, much more Andrew’s book The Psychology of Weight-Loss will transform how you relate to dieting forever.
13. Research Methods in Psychology: Evaluating a World of Information
Author: by Beth Morling
Your students will love research methods as much as you do. Drawing on examples from popular media and journals, author Beth Morling inspires a love of her subject by emphasizing its relevance. Yes, students learn how to design research studies but they also see the value of evaluating research claims they encounter in daily life.
The Third Edition builds on this successful foundation by providing new ways for students to practice what they learn. NEWWorking It Through examples provide a step-by-step method for evaluating claims start-to-finish, and a NEW adaptive learning tool, InQuizitive, enables students to practice what they’ve learned and strengthen their comprehension.
14. Advanced and Multivariate Statistical Methods: Practical Application and Interpretation
Author: by Craig A. Mertler
Ideal for non-math majors, Advanced and Multivariate Statistical Methods teaches students to interpret, present, and write up results for each statistical technique without overemphasizing advanced math. This highly applied approach covers the why, what, when and how of advanced and multivariate statistics in a way that is neither too technical nor too mathematical.
Students also learn how to compute each technique using SPSS software. New to the Sixth Edition Instructor ancillaries are now available with the sixth edition. All SPSS directions and screenshots have been updated to Version 23 of the software. Student learning objectives have been added as a means for students to target their learning and for instructors to focus their instruction.
Key words are reviewed and reinforced in the end of chapter material to ensure that students understand the vocabulary of advanced and multivariate statistics.
15. Establishing Boundaries: How to Protect Yourself, Become Assertive, Take Back Control, and Set Yourself Free (Be Confident and Fearless)
Author: by Patrick King
Do you feel like you must cater to others, and you don’t even know why? It’s time to stand up for yourself. Who is making the decisions in your life? There is a fine line between being generous and giving, and being too self-sacrificing.
It’s time to find that line and enforce it. How to manage negativity and say no. Stop being a pushover. Establishing Boundaries will give you a diagnosis and breakdown of the beliefs that keep you under the control and manipulation of others.
As we learn more about ourselves, we will pick apart our fears and insecurities, and come to a wide variety of tools to take back your life. This book will help you will immediately start to understand how your life should be – free of obligation, fear, pressure, and pain.
Never again will you fall prey to such disempowering beliefs. Stop caving to pressure, obligation, fear, and guilt. Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real-life experience.
16. Methods in Behavioral Research
Author: by Paul Cozby
Methods in Behavioral Research guides students toward success by helping them study smarter and more efficiently. Supported by SmartBook, McGraw-Hill Education’s adaptive and personalized reading experience, Cozby and Bates provide helpful pedagogy, rich examples, and clear voice in their approach to methodological decision making.