Psychology

Rating Sort ascending Title Author Genre Sub-Genre(s) Country Year
9.5 Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the MarketsFooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets Nassim Nicholas TalebTaleb Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
9.0 Madeleine's World: A Biography of a Three-Year-OldMadeleine's World: A Biography of a Three-Year-Old Brian HallHallb Non-Fiction Biography, Psychology United States
9.0 What You Can Change and What You Can't: The Complete Guide to Successful Self-ImprovementWhat You Can Change and What You Can't: The Complete Guide to Successful Self-Improvement Martin SeligmanSeligman Non-Fiction Psychology, Self-Help United States
9.0 Denial of DeathThe Denial of Death Ernest BeckerBecker Non-Fiction Psychology, Sociology United States
9.0 Anthropologist on MarsAn Anthropologist on Mars Oliver SacksSacks Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United Kingdom
9.0 Man who Mistook His Wife for a HatThe Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat Oliver SacksSacks Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United Kingdom
8.5 Man's Search for MeaningMan's Search for Meaning Viktor FranklFrankl Non-Fiction Self-Help, Psychology Austria
8.5 This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human ObsessionThis Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession Daniel LevitinLevitin Non-Fiction Music, Psychology United States
8.5 Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering EverythingMoonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything Joshua FoerFoer Non-Fiction Psychology United States
8.5 Behave: The Science of Humans at our Best and WorstBehave: The Science of Humans at our Best and Worst Robert SapolskySapolsky Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United States
8.5 Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human NatureThe Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature Matt RidleyRidley Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United States
8.5 Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup ArtistsThe Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists Neil StraussStrauss Non-Fiction Self-Help, Psychology United States
8.5 Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension Andy ClarkClark Non-Fiction Psychology United Kingdom
8.5 Presentation of Self in Everyday LifeThe Presentation of Self in Everyday Life Erving GoffmanGoffman Non-Fiction Psychology Canada
8.0 Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our DecisionsPredictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions Dan ArielyAriely Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
8.0 Spent: Sex, Evolution, and Consumer BehaviorSpent: Sex, Evolution, and Consumer Behavior Geoffrey MillerMillerb Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United States
8.0 Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why It MattersThe Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why It Matters Daniel WegnerWegner Non-Fiction Psychology United States
8.0 Confessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain SightConfessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain Sight M.E. ThomasThomase Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Psychology United States
8.0 David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling GiantsDavid and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants Malcolm GladwellGladwell Non-Fiction Sociology, Psychology Canada
8.0 True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass MovementsThe True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements Eric HofferHoffer Non-Fiction Sociology, Psychology United States
8.0 Man for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of EthicsMan for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics Erich FrommFromm Non-Fiction Psychology United States
8.0 Escape from FreedomEscape from Freedom Erich FrommFromm Non-Fiction Psychology, Politics United States
8.0 Act of CreationThe Act of Creation Arthur KoestlerKoestler Non-Fiction Psychology, Art/Architecture United Kingdom
8.0 Among the Thugs: The Experience, and the Seduction, of Crowd Violence Among the Thugs: The Experience, and the Seduction, of Crowd Violence Bill BufordBuford Non-Fiction Sports, Psychology United Kingdom
7.5 Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human NatureThe Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature Geoffrey MillerMillerb Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Psychology United States
7.5 Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and BiasesJudgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases Daniel KahnemanKahneman Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
7.5 Memoirs of My Nervous IllnessMemoirs of My Nervous Illness Daniel Paul SchreberSchreber Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Psychology Germany
7.5 Actual Minds, Possible WorldsActual Minds, Possible Worlds Jerome BrunerBruner Non-Fiction Psychology United States
7.5 Status Game: On Social Position and How We Use ItThe Status Game: On Social Position and How We Use It Will StorrStorr Non-Fiction Psychology, Sociology United Kingdom
7.5 Authenticity Hoax: How We Get Lost Finding OurselvesThe Authenticity Hoax: How We Get Lost Finding Ourselves Andrew PotterPotter Non-Fiction Psychology Canada
7.5 To Have or to BeTo Have or to Be Erich FrommFromm Non-Fiction Psychology United States
7.5 Follies of the Wise: Dissenting EssaysFollies of the Wise: Dissenting Essays Frederick CrewsCrews Non-Fiction Essays, Psychology United States
7.5 Power of Persuasion: How We're Bought and SoldThe Power of Persuasion: How We're Bought and Sold Robert LevineLevine Non-Fiction Psychology, Business/Management United States
7.5 Psychology of the Stock MarketPsychology of the Stock Market G.C. SeldenSelden Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
7.5 My Voice Will Go With You: The Teaching Tales of Milton H. EricksonMy Voice Will Go With You: The Teaching Tales of Milton H. Erickson Sidney RosenRosenb Non-Fiction Education, Psychology United States
7.0 How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday LifeHow We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life Thomas GilovichGilovich Non-Fiction Psychology United States
7.0 Ten Percent Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works Dan HarrisHarris Non-Fiction Self-Help, Psychology United States
7.0 Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global CapitalismAnimal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism George AkerlofAkerlof Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
7.0 Hero with a Thousand FacesThe Hero with a Thousand Faces Joseph CampbellCampbell Non-Fiction History, Psychology United States
7.0 Breakfast at the Victory: The Mysticism of Ordinary ExperienceBreakfast at the Victory: The Mysticism of Ordinary Experience James CarseCarse Non-Fiction Philosophy, Psychology United States
7.0 On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society Dave GrossmanGrossmanb Non-Fiction Psychology, Politics United States
7.0 Autoerotic Asphyxiation: Forensic, Medical, and Social Aspects Autoerotic Asphyxiation: Forensic, Medical, and Social Aspects Sergey ShelegSheleg Non-Fiction Psychology, Medicine United States
7.0 Blink: The Power of Thinking Without ThinkingBlink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking Malcolm GladwellGladwell Non-Fiction Sociology, Psychology Canada
7.0 Ordeal of ChangeThe Ordeal of Change Eric HofferHoffer Non-Fiction Sociology, Psychology United States
7.0 Art of LovingThe Art of Loving Erich FrommFromm Non-Fiction Psychology, Self-Help United States
7.0 Powers of MindPowers of Mind Adam Smith - aka George GoodwinSmithb (Goodwin) Non-Fiction Psychology United States
7.0 World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of DistractionThe World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction Matthew CrawfordCrawford Non-Fiction Psychology United States
7.0 Status AnxietyStatus Anxiety Alain de Bottonde Botton Non-Fiction Philosophy, Psychology United Kingdom
7.0 Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Charles MackayMackay Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United Kingdom
7.0 Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying LogicThe Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic Dan ArielyAriely Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States