Download PDF by Read by Sean Pratt By (author) Tom Butler-Bowdon: 50 psychology classics : who we are, how we think, what we

By Read by Sean Pratt By (author) Tom Butler-Bowdon

ISBN-10: 1857883861

ISBN-13: 9781857883862

50 Psychology Classics is a pondering person's consultant to well known psychology. In a trip that spans 50 books, countless numbers of principles, and over a century in time, it explores vital modern writings reminiscent of Gladwell's Blink and Seligman's Authentic Happiness in addition to knowledge from key figures in psychology's improvement. contains commentaries, biographical details, and a consultant for extra reading.

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Intuitive people like to dwell in the unseen world of ideas and possibilities, distrustful of physical reality. Whatever mode people enjoy using and trust most, they tend to employ from an early age and refine over a lifetime. Ways of judging: Thinking or feeling In the Jung/Briggs Myers understanding, people choose between two ways of coming to conclusions or judgments: by thinking, using an impersonal process of logic; and by feeling, deciding what something means to them. People stick to their preferred method.

When we deny or erode those values, we suffer. ” Physical pain is a mechanism designed for our bodily survival, but Branden suggests that psychological pain also serves a biological purpose: When we feel anxiety, guilt, or depression, that is telling us that our consciousness is in an unhealthy state. To correct it, we must reassert ourselves as an individual and assess our values, perhaps forming new ones. In contrast, when we sacrifice reason to our emotions, we lose trust in our own judgment.

A violent streak in everyone De Becker debunks the idea that there is a “criminal mind” separating certain people from the rest of us. ” We are all capable of criminal thoughts and even actions. Many murders are described as “inhuman,” but surely, de Becker observes, they can’t be anything but human. If one person is capable of a particular act, under certain circumstances we may all be capable of that act. ” Instead, he looks for whether a person may have the intent or ability to harm. ” A chain, not an isolated act Why do people commit violence?

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