Best Psychology Books

Great books about psychology, our brains, and thinking to help understand how we think and behave as human beings.

The Brain and Thinking

We are all different. But when it comes to our thinking and behavior, it turns out that we all act according to certain learned patterns.

On this page, I’ve collected the best books I’ve read about psychology, the brain and our thinking. They will help you understand human behavior and help you deal with some of your internal problems.

Best Psychology Books


Robert Sapolsky

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Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

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The Chimp Paradox

Steve Peters

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The Invisible Gorilla

Christopher F. Chabris

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The Power of Habit

Charles Duhigg

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Peter Hollins

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The Willpower Instinct

Kelly McGonigal

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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Lori Gottlieb

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Black Box Thinking

Matthew Syed

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More Psychology Books

The Trouble With Testosterone

Robert M. Sapolsky

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Carol S. Dweck

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Oliver Sacks

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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

Robert B. Cialdini

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Yes to Life

Viktor Frankl

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The Choice

Edith Eva Eger

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So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

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The Demon-Haunted World

Carl Sagan

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