Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior, which comprises all aspects of human behavior. Psychology allows us to understand more about the relationship between the body and the mind. This knowledge helps in decision-making and avoiding stressful situations, time management, achieving goals, and many more. Humans use psychology on a daily basis whether they are talking, doing regular activities or anything. Social psychology is a branch of psychology, which deals with people’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It explains human behavior as a result of the interaction of mental states and social situations. To understand how our mind and body works mutually here are some ways.
- It builds relationships: Psychology helps to understand other people’s behavior and understand them.
- Improves interaction: It helps to understand people’s gestures and actions.
- Builds self-confidence: helps to gain self-confidence, know weaknesses.
There are many advantages of reading psychology books and we can find numerous ebooks found regarding psychology on the internet. But we have collected some of the few books on learning psychology.
- Thinking fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman
Book covers a wide range of topics in the field of psychology, which begins with the two systems of mind. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional whereas system 2 is slower, deliberative, and more logical and effortful. He explains the pros and cons of fast and slow thinking and their impacts on our life. The last chapter includes the contrasting ‘selves’ represented by every individual. The remembering self evaluates last memory, keep tracks of goal, and keep mental records. The remembering self often performs actions based on the memory. The writer concludes that both selves evaluates the subjects and provides important information.
- Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
Gilbert, a Harvard Psychologist, describes human imagination and illusions of foresight that cause each of us to misconceive and misestimate our future in comparison and experience to our past. He explains how our brain remembers feelings of past events and predicts their reactions to the future, how we can predict accurate judgments. He also describes that unhappy or sudden changes in our life make us adjust our expectations and gives a chance to view in a new way so that we can find more pleasure.
- Handbook of Psychology Volume 6: Developmental Psychology by Irving B. Weiner
Handbook of Psychology introduces a complete overview of the multifaceted nature of human development. The author summarizes research and theory on language development in childhood and their behavior.
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- Transforming the mind by Peter Shepherd
The book assists you to reconsider your beliefs with positivity. This helps to release the effects of long-term trauma to get the full potential of creative thinking.
- The technique of psychotherapy by Lewis R. Wolberg
The book includes a comprehensive knowledge of psychotherapeutic techniques. Every possible question that the beginner therapist might ask a psychologist. It covers complete knowledge on specific aspects of therapy, and revise in the psychotherapeutic disciplines.