A fascinating exploration into the 125 most important milestones in psychology, all in one handy book perfect for keeping on your bedside table or carrying wherever you go.
Now is the perfect time to expand your knowledge and learn something new or delve deeper into a topic you’ve always been interested in. With 125 concise, informative, and entertaining entries, The Bedside Book of Psychology explores the key theories, discoveries, and experiments, influential personalities, and seminal publications in the field over the millennia. Wade Pickren covers a wide range of topics and cultures—from ancient philosophies of psychotherapeutic well-being such as shamanism, to mesmerism, multiple personality disorder, Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams, Pavlov’s conditioning experiments, mirror neurons, positive psychology, sexual fluidity, and climate-crisis psychology—all in an accessible, conversational voice. Includes 75 black-and-white illustrations throughout.