Wednesday, October 21, 2009

What are you reading? MC's Psychology Department

What are you reading? is a regular feature highlighting titles that members of the Monmouth College community are currently reading. The following list of titles, compiled by members of the Psychology Department on campus, have been highly recommended to others. To find each title's availability, be sure to check the Hewes Library Catalog.
  • A Leg to Stand On by Oliver Sacks
  • An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks
  • The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks
  • Every Day Gets a Little Closer by Irvin D. Yalom
  • The Gift of Therapy by Irvin D. Yalom
  • The Fifty-Minute Hour by Robert Lindner
  • Born to Win by Muriel James and Dorothy Jongeward
  • The Games People Play by Eric Berne
  • Getting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix
  • Tales from a Traveling Couch by Robert U. Akeret
  • Obedience to Authority by Stanley Milgram
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest by Ken Kesey
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
  • Through A Window by Jane Goodall
  • The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge
  • Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman
  • My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor
  • Another Day in the Frontal Lobe by Katrina Firlik
  • Over My Head by Claudia Osborn
  • Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood by Koren Zailckas
  • Phantoms in the Brain by V.S. Ramachandran
  • When the Air Hits Your Brain by Frank Vertosick
  • The man who tasted shapes by Richard Cytowic
  • A brief tour of human consciousness by V.S.Ramachandran
  • Born on a blue day by Daniel Tammet
  • An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
  • I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me by Hal Straus
  • Making Your Children Mind Without Losing Yours by Kevin Leman

Many thanks to the Psychology Department for sharing their favorites!

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