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10 Best Psychology Books To Simplify Your World 23 March, 2019   

The mind is our greatest asset, but unfortunately, we don’t always use it fully or try to understand it well. To learn our mind and to understand human behavior is not a big deal. It can be easily done in a matter of a few hours of reading a book. The more you read, the more you get to know about human behavior and social psychology, and you play better with the life's lemon.

In one way, we can say that it is important for everyone to know a little bit of psychology. It helps you a lot in life. We cannot completely deny the fact that we never use psychology. We use it daily, either while talking to a friend, or while making a decision. The fact is that we use it unknowingly. Well, if you start using these tactics knowingly, life will be sweeter. For that, I have a list of 10 best psychology books listed below. I am sure that you’re going to simplify your world by reading these.

1. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Airtract-ImageIn a greater standard on the worth of his research, Kahneman challenges the various cognitive biases that the people subconsciously retain. After reading this book, you will realize that our minds have been composed into two parts- instinctive and primal section. Understanding this will lead you to more critical and rational thinking. You will be surprised to find the moment of reliability in your decisions. There is no doubt that Dan gets deep into the field of behavioral study and analysis it with his research in helping us. Mr. Daniel holds a Nobel Prize in economics, and you can clearly see that ideas outshine here.

2. The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar

Airtract-ImageThis is the must-read on if you are interested in knowing the way humans make decisions and all the influences that clearly affects. It will be fascinating when you realize how the idea of choosing can actually have any effect. The benefits of making people postpone choices rather than choosing any other beneficial options offered are clearly explained. This will definitely be one of the best psychology books you read, and you will have a lot more confidence in choosing after you read this.

3. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

Airtract-ImageThis book is highly interesting, as you get a lot to think. Well, that's what the author wants as well. The author cleverly got the habits in sub-groups and explained how it affects daily life. This is one of the best psychology books which focus on the habits. This is an easy read book with a lot of engagement. You will definitely get the author's point.

4. Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me) by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson.

Airtract-ImageThis is everyone's favorite social psych book of all time. This book gives you a great time reading it. The author clearly gets you to understand how people refuse to admit their own mistakes even when the evidence is convincing. It is a great book among the extensive collections.

5. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink

Airtract-ImageDrive gets you to the drive into the workplace and focuses on what get us motivated. The book is highly recommended one for a read due to its greater thought on the concept of what is really motivating us in the workplace.

6. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

Airtract-Image"Be your best self" is basically the concept of this book but this is not a self-improvement book at any means rather a book which studies the brain functioning. You don’t really do what you want and the opposite, you learn from here why does that even happen. The combination of research and insightful stories made this one of the best.

7. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dr. Dan Ariely

Airtract-ImageSome books will really get you to ask a question to the decisions you make, and for sure this is one among them. Most of the time we won't know what really affects our situation, but in this book, Ariely has threshed the importance of unimportant things affecting your life that simple. This book is entirely based on understanding how the brain is, and some insights here are for persuading purpose as well.

8. The Moral Molecule: How Trust works by Paul J. Zak

Airtract-ImageWhy are some people do-gooders and others being cold-hearted bastards? Why are men less faithful than women? Why do some succeed in business and the others fall? In his engaging and brand-new book, Paul Zak uses both neuroscience and the basics based on economics to answer all the crucial questions about human nature. And after reading this book, you will be clearer on exploring exactly what is best.

9. Me, Myself, and Us: The Science of Personality and the Art of Well-Being by Brian R. Little

Airtract-ImagePsychologist Brian R. Little has taken a greater step towards analyzing the factors which influence our thoughts and on how we are made this way. This is an interesting read about yourself and how to become more aware of our inborn tendencies, yet we grow and become something dynamic by time. It is important to have a read even if it is not in your favorite list as Brian has a lot to say to us. Give it a chance for life-changing realization. Thank us later when you add it to your best psychology books.

10. The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self--Not Just Your "Good" Self--Drives Success and Fulfillment by Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas  Diener

Airtract-ImageThe negative emotions seemed a bit more tragic, but in recent times, researchers and scientists are more focused on the impact that the negative emotion creates. It is an extraordinary book that you will ever come across, where the psychologist Todd Kashdan did a whimsical job by revealing the benefits of "dark side."

   The criteria followed for choosing these 10 books were the availability, in libraries or to own, and they also portray the variety of the field. These are the best psychology books that would change anyone's view on the field and also their understandings of some of its fundamental concepts. To precisely mention that there's a personal angle which is presented in this list, but surely you can enjoy reading them and get benefited.

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