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An Alternate AwarenessAn Alternate Awareness
by Gregory H. Wlodarski - Smashwords , 2014
This book introduces the reader to brain structure and function and presents various studies involving brain scans to bolster the case that there is a neurological basis for the two types of awareness, ego-centered and egoless.
(1057 views)

Mind, Body, World: Foundations of Cognitive ScienceMind, Body, World: Foundations of Cognitive Science
by Michael R. W. Dawson - Athabasca University Press , 2013
Intended to introduce both graduate and senior undergraduate students to the foundations of cognitive science, the book 'Mind, Body, World' addresses a number of questions currently being asked by those practicing in the field.
(8738 views)

Applied History of PsychologyApplied History of Psychology
- Wikibooks , 2010
This book represents a history of psychology -- not the only one and certainly not a complete one, but definitely an interesting one and one that represents many of the varied interests of the students in this particular class.
(2590 views)

Analytical PsychologyAnalytical Psychology
by C.G. Jung - Moffat, Yard and Co. , 1916
Analytical psychology (or Jungian psychology) is the school of psychology originating from the ideas of Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. Its aim is wholeness through the integration of unconscious forces and motivations underlying human behavior.
(4416 views)

Psychology for Parents: Birth to TeensPsychology for Parents: Birth to Teens
by Faye Carlisle - Smashwords , 2013
This book is a comprehensive reference guide. It presents psychological research on parenting children from birth to teens. Topics covered include attachment, discipline, mindfulness, giftedness, language development and special needs.
(4124 views)

An Introduction To PsychologyAn Introduction To Psychology
by Mary Whiton Calkins - The Macmillan Company , 1905
The book is written in the conviction that psychology should study consciousness, both as a series of complex mental processes, and as a relation of conscious selves to each other. The book is intended for students beginning the study of psychology.
(8892 views)

Principles of Social PsychologyPrinciples of Social Psychology
by Charles Stangor - Flat World Knowledge , 2011
I wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about social psychology at a conceptual level. I hope that they will remember some basic ideas, for it is these principles that will allow them to critically analyze new situations.
(4786 views)

Your Mind and How to Use ItYour Mind and How to Use It
by William Walker Atkinson - The Elizabeth Towne Co. , 1911
A manual of practical psychology. Contents: What is the Mind; Mental States; Nerve Centers; Attention; Perception; Memory; Imagination; Feelings; Emotions; Passions; Conception; Judgments; Primary Laws of Thought; Reasoning; The Will.
(10673 views)

Introduction to PsychologyIntroduction to Psychology
by Charles Stangor - Flat World Knowledge , 2010
I wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. You will learn that psychology matters because it helps us understand behavior and that our knowledge of psychology is based on empirical study.
(8510 views)

How to Read Human NatureHow to Read Human Nature
by William Walker Atkinson - The Elizabeth Towne Co. , 1916
This is a guide to human body language, personality, character, and qualities. It takes reading body language and voice inflection for meaning to the next level, analyzing such elements as mental qualities, emotive qualities, relative qualities.
(16808 views)

Human Nature and ConductHuman Nature and Conduct
by John Dewey - Henry Holt & Co. , 1922
Influential work by the great educator/philosopher maintains that the key to social psychology lies in an understanding of the many varieties of habit; individual mental activity is guided by subordinate factors of impulse and intelligence.
(3503 views)

Totem and TabooTotem and Taboo
by Sigmund Freud - G. Routledge , 1919
With these essays, Freud applies his psychoanalytic method to various objects of study. With several implications for the fields of anthropology and religious studies, this Freud collection remains a diverse and fascinating read.
(2278 views)

Psychology and Social PracticePsychology and Social Practice
by John Dewey - The University of Chicago Press , 1901
The author deals with the problem of the relation of psychology to the social sciences -- and through them to social practice, to life itself. The book is a systematic exposition of fundamental principles covering the whole ground.
(2971 views)

Psychology: General IntroductionPsychology: General Introduction
by Charles Hubbard Judd - Ginn and Company , 1917
This book aims to develop a functional view of mental life. In the second place, the author has aimed to adopt the genetic method of treatment. He has attempted to give to the psychological conditions of mental life a more conspicuous place.
(4694 views)

The Seven Shades of DarknessThe Seven Shades of Darkness
by Newton Fortuin - Smashwords , 2012
In every single waking moment we make simple choices that empower either a higher or lower reality for our lives. The Seven Shades of Darkness looks at the many reasons we in those moments consciously or unconsciously choose to walk the lower path.
(4293 views)

The Psychology of Emotions, Feelings and ThoughtsThe Psychology of Emotions, Feelings and Thoughts
by Mark Pettinelli - Connexions , 2011
This book makes the statement that thought, action and feeling can occur in any order, it also puts forth the idea that life is divided into three groups, emotion, thinking, and feeling. These three groups make humans feel in certain ways...
(19036 views)

Psychology of Space ExplorationPsychology of Space Exploration
by Douglas A. Vakoch - NASA , 2011
Contemporary research in historical perspective. This e-book explores some of the contributions of psychology to yesterday's great space race, today's orbiter and International Space Station missions, and tomorrow's journeys beyond Earth's orbit.
(2886 views)

War Within ManWar Within Man
by Erich Fromm - ERIC , 1963
This book is a psychological enquiry into the roots of destructiveness. There are many who believe that men are sheep; there are others who believe that men are wolves. Both sides can muster good arguments for their positions.
(4362 views)

Psychology Student Survival GuidePsychology Student Survival Guide
by David Webb - all-about-psychology.com , 2010
Based on the author's experiences as a student and then a lecturer, he put together this guide for psychology students. The primary aim of the Guide is to provide a reference tool that people can use to quickly locate the information they require.
(7373 views)

Applied PsychologyApplied Psychology
by H. L. Hollingworth, A. T. Poffenberger - D. Appleton , 1920
This is a general text of applied psychology, presenting its principal aims, types, methods, its various fields of endeavor, and its outstanding results and accomplishments. The book is written for the general reader, working without expert guidance.
(5435 views)

Practical PsychologyPractical Psychology
by Edward Stevens Robinson - The MacMillan Company , 1926
Contents: human nature and the human body; Reflexes and habits; Formation of habits; Fixation and elimination of habits; Operation of habits; Perception and attention; Varieties of perception; Ideas and concepts; Memory; Imagination; Reasoning; etc.
(5921 views)

Elements of Social PsychologyElements of Social Psychology
by William Flexner - Sarup & Sons , 2004
There is a difference in the behaviour of an individual when he behaves individually and when he behaves in a group or in a social setting. Social psychology tries to understand individuals and groups and how they behave in specific situations.
(6718 views)

Applied Psychology: Driving Power of ThoughtApplied Psychology: Driving Power of Thought
by Warren Hilton - Applied Psychology Press , 1920
This self-help book is designed to boost personal and professional effectiveness through the use of psychology. Hilton offers advice on how to employ the science of mind power to develop business ideas, harness the creative power of thought, etc.
(7105 views)

Psychology: A Study Of Mental LifePsychology: A Study Of Mental Life
by Robert S. Woodworth - Henry Holt and company , 1921
Modern psychology is an attempt to bring the methods of scientific investigation, which have proved immensely fruitful in other fields, to bear upon mental life and its problems. Originally published in 1921, the book is intended for the beginner.
(5450 views)

How We ThinkHow We Think
by John Dewey - D. C. Heath & Co. , 1910
A classic book about thinking. Dewey studies thought from the psychological and philosophical points of view and derives practical ideas for education. Useful book whether you are a student, teacher, or just interested in the world around you.
(12048 views)

An Introduction to Vocational PsychologyAn Introduction to Vocational Psychology
by Andrew D. Carson - vocationalpsychology.com , 2008
This online textbook provides the student with an introduction to vocational psychology, the study of the psychological aspects of work-related behavior and experience. The textbook uses an hierarchical organization of topics.
(4802 views)

The Psychology of CyberspaceThe Psychology of Cyberspace
by John Suler - Rider University , 2006
This hypertext book explores the psychological aspects of environments created by computers and online networks. It presents an evolving conceptual framework for understanding how people react to and behave within cyberspace.
(6356 views)

The Varieties Of Religious Experience: A Study In Human NatureThe Varieties Of Religious Experience: A Study In Human Nature
by William James - Pennsylvania State University , 2002
Considering religion as it is felt in everyday life, James undertook a project that stands not only as one of the most important texts on psychology ever written, but for many critics one of the best works of nonfiction written in the 20th century.
(9729 views)

The Principles of PsychologyThe Principles of Psychology
by William James , 1890
This is a two-volume introduction to the study of the human mind. Based on his classroom lessons and first published in 1890, James has gathered together the most interesting and most accessible information for the beginning student.
(10710 views)

Instinct And The UnconsciousInstinct And The Unconscious
by William H. R. Rivers - York University , 1920
This book was originally published in 1920. The general aim of the book is to put into a biological setting the system of psycho-therapy which came to be generally adopted in Great Britain in the treatment of the psycho-neuroses of war.
(7943 views)

From Complexity to CreativityFrom Complexity to Creativity
by Ben Goertzel - Plenum Press , 1996
This text applies the concepts of complexity science to provide an explanation of all aspects of human creativity. The book describes the model that integrates ideas from computer science, mathematics, neurobiology, philosophy, and psychology.
(9936 views)

Freud and the Scientific MethodFreud and the Scientific Method
by Paul Rosenfels - Ninth St Center , 1980
Freud was a towering literary figure, a communicator who raised the consciousness of the civilized world in psychological matters. Now it is up to others to make something substantial out of the opportunity thus afforded by his pioneering zeal.
(7400 views)

The Interpretation of DreamsThe Interpretation of Dreams
by Sigmund Freud - Macmillan , 1913
This book outlines Freud's theory of unconscious forces in the context of dream analysis. Introducing the id, the superego, and the ego, Freud advanced scientific understanding of the mind by exposing motivations invisible to our consciousness.
(12769 views)

Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive NeuroscienceCognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
- Wikibooks , 2006
This is a textbook on cognitive psychology, a psychological science which is interested in various mind and brain related subfields such as cognition, the mental processes that underlie behavior, reasoning and decision making.
(9631 views)