Psychology

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Architecture for People
Mikellides, Byron (ed.)
Book
1980
A book of possible solutions for the problems of modern architecture.
The Art of Negotiating: Psychological Strategies for Gaining Advantageous Bargains
Nierenberg, Gerard I.
Book
1968
Negotiation cannot be considered a game accord to Nierenberg; everyone must win. If participants were to try to co-operate instead of compete, they would be more likely to reach a lasting, mutually be...
Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America
Ehrenreich, Barbara
Book
2009
Ehrenreich traces the strange career of Americans' sunny outlook from its origins as a marginal nineteenth-century healing technique to its enshrinement as a dominant, almost mandatory, cultural attit...
Character Analysis: Third, Enlarged Edition
Reich, Wilhelm
Book
1933
Reich's psychoanalytic investigations of the human character.
Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World
Macy, Joanna
Book
1998
A guidebook for dealing with the despair that stands in the way our our changing the world.
The Design of Everyday Things
Norman, Donald A.
Book
1988
A book about the problems of design and how good design can overcome the frustrations of everyday things.
Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change
Marshall, George
Book
2014
A book that tries to understand why people are so prone to deny or ignore the reality of climate change.
Escape from Freedom
Fromm, Erich
Book
1941
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For Reasons of State
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1973
Essays in which Chomsky analyzes the role of the American state and discusses some of the ways in which individuals can respond to its growing power.
The Freudian Left: Wilhelm Reich, Geza Roheim, Herbert Marcuse
Robinson, Paul A.
Book
1969
Paul Robinson tries to define a particular tradition in the history of psychoanalysis - the "radical" or "left-wing" tradition - through an analysis of its three most important representatives: Wilhel...
Gestalt Therapy: Excitement and Growth in the Human Personality
Perls, Frederick; Hefferline, Ralph E. Goodman, Paul
Book
1951
The authors believe that the Gestalt outlook is the original, undistorted, natural approach to life, to thinking, acting and feeling.
Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite
Levine, Bruce E.
Book
2011
Levine offers insights into the epidemic of political passivity in America and analyzes how major U.S. institutions have created helplessness and fatalism. He proposes ways of recovering dignity, ener...
The Hidden Injuries of Class
Sennett, Richard; Cobb, Jonathon
Book
1966
Sennett and Cobb look at human relations between people of different classes and analyze everyday life and ordinary situations to identify class signals that make people feel inadequate.
Justifying What You Know Can't Be True
Badger, Emily
Article
2009
Researchers looking at al-Qaeda and Saddam Hussein explore why it is that people often steadfastly believe something even when they've been shown it ain't so.
Man, Beast and Zombie: What Science Can and Cannot Tell Us About Human Nature
Malik, Kenan
Book
2000
Drawing upon the ideas of evolutionary biology, cognitive science and artificial intelligence, Malik questions many of our assumptions about human nature.
The Mass Psychology of Fascism
Reich, Wilhelm
Book
1933
Wilhelm Reich's class study, written during the years of the German crisis. Reich repudiates the concept that fascism is the ideology or action of a single individual or nationality, or any ethnic or ...
Nature Heals: The Psychological Essays of Paul Goodman
Goodman, Paul; ed. by Taylor Stoehr
Book
1979
Adolescent sexuality, the nature of aggression, ethics, Freud, the psychology of artists, Reich, homosexuality -- large, important, and controversial issues like these fascinated Paul Goodman, and in ...
The Party of Eros: Radical Social Thought and the Realm of Freedom
King, Richard
Book
1972
King looks at radical theorists -- Sigmund Freud, Wilhelm Reich, Paul Goodman, Herbert Marcuse, and Norman O. Brown -- who have attempted to deal with the intersections of eros and power.
The Politics of Experience and The Bird of Paradise
Laing, R.D.
Book
1973
Laing questions the concept of 'normality' and explores the psychological wepaons of construction, deprivation, splitting, and projection.
The Politics of Nonviolent Action: Part Two: The Methods of Nonviolent Action
Sharp, Gene
Book
1973
An encyclopedic treatment of the theory and practice of nonviolence, with a detailed examination of 198 specific methods of the technique — illustrated with actual cases — within the broad classes of ...
Psychoanalysis and Religion
Fromm, Erich
Book
1950
Fromm challenges the argument that religion and psychoanalysis are necessarily in conflict. He argues that both should be concerned with the search for higher spiritual goals and their attainmentment ...
Psychologists' Collusion in Ongoing Illegal Detentions: The Status Quo of Torture
Bond, Turdy; Eidelson, Roy; Olson, Brad; Soldz, Stephen
Article
2012
The Psychology of Mountain Biking
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2000
The first thing one notices about mountain bikers is that they lie continually.
Questions for the APA Board Regarding Claims in James Risen's Book "Pay Any Price": Colluding With the CIA on Torture?
Coalition for ethical psychology
Article
2014
In his new book Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War, James Risen, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times reporter, documents apparent collaboration between (American Psychological Ass...
The Radical Therapist: Therapy means change not adjustment
Radical Therapist Collective - Agel, Jerome (ed.)
Book
1971
The contributors to this anthology proceed from the premise that therapy should be a means of liberation rather than a tool of social control.
Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology
Liienfield, Scott, Lynn, Steven & Lohr, Jeffrey
Book
Written by psychologists this book examines the differences between science and pseudoscience within the field of clinical psychology .Throughout the book they present an analysis of the rising numbe...
To Have or To Be?
Fromm, Erich
Book
1976
Fromm calls for a social and psychological revolution. He argues that two modes of existence are in fierce conflict: the Having Mode, dedicated to material possession and property, agressiveness, pers...
Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals
Goodman, Paul
Book
1951
Whatever the subject, Goodman asks: What blocks and limits human freedom, joy, and creativity? What tends to release, free, liberate? In criticizing society and life his purpose is to improve. Goodman...
Working for Peace: A Handbook of Practical Psychology and Other Tools
Wollman, Neil (ed.)
Book
1985
A survey of the attitudes and tools that can be used in working for peace.

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Chess Psychology
Approaching the psychological battle both on and off the board
Dunnington, Angus
2003
Conspiracy Theories and Paranoia: Note from a Mind-Control Conference
Harrington, Evan
1996
The debate over "recovered" and "false" memories continues to be one of the most contentious issues in the field of psychology today. The debate is extremely polarized with very little amicable commun...
Exploring Mind, Memory, and the Psychology of Belief
Part II: Perception, Memory and the Courtroom
Genoni, Tom Jr.
1995
So-called simple perceptions are anything but simple, and what we see is not always the true nature of reality. Perception is a creative act that involves not only the purely sensory apparatus of the ...
The Ghost in the Machine
Koestler, Arthur
1967
An analysis of the relationship between reason and imagination.
Internet Mental Health
Long, Phillip
A free encyclopedia of mental health information created by a Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long.
Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Sacks, Oliver
2007
Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he examines the power of music through the individaul experiences of patients, musi...
On Becoming a Counselor
A Basic Guide for Nonprofessional Counselors and Other Helpers
Kennedy, Eugene; Charles, Sara C.
1977
A resource for those who, without extensive psychological training, must deal with troubled individuals.
Psychoeducation
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Psychoeducation refers to the education offered to people who live with a psychological disturbance.
Psychology Psychiatry Mental Health Topic Index in Sources Directory
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to psychology, psychiatry, and mental health in the Sources directory for the media.
Stress (biology)
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Stress is a term in psychology and biology, first coined in the biological context in the 1930s, which has in more recent decades become a commonplace of popular parlance.
Touching
The Human Significance of the Skin
Montagu, Ashley
1972
An analysis of the skin regarded as a sense organ rather than as a simple bodily covering.
Writing from the Inside Out
Transforming Your Psychological Blocks to Release the Writer Within
Palumbo, Dennis
2000
Palumbo encourages writers to use their fears, doubts and stress to construct their stories, instead of trying to overcome them.

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Elizabeth F. Loftus
Loftus, Elizabeth
Website
Web site of Elizabeth Loftus, memory researcher and psychologist.