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    Psych 101

    Psychology Facts, Basics, Statistics, Tests, and More!

    by Paul Kleinman ...
    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...
    series Adams 101

    Unabridged

    8 hours 15 min

    A hands-on approach to exploring the human mindToo often, textbooks turn the noteworthy theories, principles, and experiments of psychology into tedious discourse that even Freud would want to repress. Psych 101 cuts out the boring details and statistics, and instead, gives you a lesson in psychology that keeps you engaged - and your synapses firing.From personality quizzes and the Rorschach Blot ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    50 Psychology Classics

    Who We Are, How We Think, What We Do

    Narrated by Sean Pratt ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 24 min

    A Thinking Person's Guide to Popular Psychology We would all like to know the secrets of human nature - who we are, how we think, and what we do. In a journey that spans 50 books, hundreds of ideas, and over a century in time, 50 Psychology Classics explores important contemporary writings such as Gladwell's Blink and Seligman's Authentic Happiness as well as wisdom from key figures in psychology ... Read more

    $59.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder

    Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities

    by Claudia Kalb ...
    Narrated by Lisa Larsen ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 46 min

    Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? Was Frank Lloyd Wright a narcissist? In this surprising, inventive, and meticulously researched look at the evolution of mental health, acclaimed health and science journalist Claudia Kalb gives readers a glimpse into the lives of high-profile historic figures through the lens of modern psychology, weaving groundbreaking research into ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Analyze People

    The art of analyzing people and personality types through body language, social behaviour and emotional intelligence

    by Grayson Wick ...
    Narrated by Andrew Lilley ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 2 min

    Do you want to learn how to analyze people but don’t know where to begin? From the ancient Greek philosopher Galen and the four temperaments to the 1950s cardiologist Friedman and A-B personality theory the attempt to study human personality has a long and colorful history.In this short practical, analytical, guide learn the history and research behind the art of analyzing others and the ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fixing Hell

    An Army Psychologist Confronts Abu Ghraib

    Abridged

    6 hours 47 min

    This is the story of Abu Ghraib that you haven't heard, told by the soldier sent by the Army to restore order and ensure that the abuses that took place there never happen again.In April 2004, the world was shocked by the brutal pictures of beatings, dog attacks, sex acts, and the torture of prisoners held at Abu Ghraib in Iraq. As the story broke, and the world began to learn about the extent of ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Unraveling

    Remaking Personhood in a Neurodiverse Age

    Narrated by Mike Lenz ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 50 min

    Developing a cybernetic model of subjectivity and personhood that honors disability experiences to reconceptualize the category of the human Twentieth-century neuroscience fixed the brain as the basis of consciousness, the self, identity, individuality, even life itself, obscuring the fundamental relationships between bodies and the worlds that they inhabit. In Unraveling, Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mania and Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong

    Inside the Mind of a Female Serial Killer

    Narrated by Paul Heitsch ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 59 min

    Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong, as one judge described her, as “a coldly calculated criminal recidivist and serial killer.” She had experienced a lifetime of murder, mayhem, and mental illness. She killed two boyfriends, including one whose body was stuffed in a freezer. And she was convicted in one of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's strangest cases: the Pizza Bomber case, in which a pizza ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Lobotomist

    A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness

    by Jack El-Hai ...
    Narrated by Peter Lerman ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 40 min

    The Lobotomist explores one of the darkest chapters of American medicine: the desperate attempt to treat the hundreds of thousands of psychiatric patients in need of help during the middle decades of the twentieth century. Into this crisis stepped Walter Freeman, MD, who saw a solution in lobotomy, a brain operation intended to reduce the severity of psychotic symptoms. Drawing on Freeman's ... Read more

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    Insights on Jon Ronson’s The Psychopath Test

    by Swift Reads ...
    Narrated by Tammy Boyce ...

    Unabridged

    25 min

    Download now to get key insights from this book in 15 minutes.The Psychopath Test is a fascinating journey through the minds of madness. Jon Ronson's exploration of a potential hoax being played on the world's top neurologists takes him, unexpectedly, into the heart of the madness industry. An influential psychologist who is convinced that many important CEOs and politicians are, in fact, ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dreams

    by Sigmund Freud ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Reese ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 16 min

    Between 1915 and 1917, Sigmund Freud delivered a series of well-received lectures at the University of Vienna on his theories of psychoanalysis. Nine of them focused on Freud's theories about dreams-what they are and what they mean. The content of these lectures are presented in Dreams. Freud covered a lot of ground in his lectures, focusing first on the general difficulties involved in studying ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Asperger's Children

    The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna

    by Edith Sheffer ...
    Narrated by Christa Lewis ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    In 1930s and 1940s Vienna, child psychiatrist Hans Asperger sought to define autism as a diagnostic category, aiming to treat those children, usually boys, he deemed capable of participating fully in society. Depicted as a compassionate and devoted researcher, Asperger was in fact deeply influenced by Nazi psychiatry. Although he did offer individualized care to children he deemed promising, he ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Genetics in the Madhouse

    The Unknown History of Human Heredity

    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 1 min

    In the early 1800s, a century before there was any concept of the gene, physicians in insane asylums began to record causes of madness in their admission books. Almost from the beginning, they pointed to heredity as the most important of these causes. As doctors and state officials steadily lost faith in the capacity of asylum care to stem the terrible increase of insanity, they began emphasizing ... Read more

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    Scienceblind

    Why Our Intuitive Theories About the World Are So Often Wrong

    Narrated by Barry Abrams ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 14 min

    Humans are born to create theories about the world-unfortunately, they're usually wrong, and keep us from understanding the world as it really is. Why do we catch colds? What causes seasons to change? And if you fire a bullet from a gun and drop one from your hand, which bullet hits the ground first? In a pinch we almost always get these questions wrong. Worse, we regularly misconstrue fundamental ... Read more

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    Administrations of Lunacy

    Racism and the Haunting of American Psychiatry at the Milledgeville Asylum

    by Mab Segrest ...
    Narrated by Hillary Huber ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 14 min

    Today, ninety percent of psychiatric beds are located in jails and prisons across the United States, institutions that confine disproportionate numbers of African Americans. After more than a decade of research, the celebrated scholar and activist Mab Segrest locates the deep historical roots of this startling fact, turning her sights on a long-forgotten cauldron of racial ideology: the state ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Age of Insight

    The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present

    Narrated by James Anderson Foster ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 8 min

    A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind-our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions-and how mind and brain relate to art. At the turn of the century, Vienna was the cultural capital of Europe. Artists and scientists ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    In the Shadow of Fame

    A Memoir by the Daughter of Erik H. Erikson

    Narrated by Celeste Lawson ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 8 min

    Written by the daughter of world-renowned psychoanalyst Erik Erikson, this is the intimate story of a daughter’s struggle to develop a sense of self in a family—and a world—in which being famous is the very definition of being a worthwhile human being.Sue Erikson Bloland struggled from an early age to reconcile the public view of her father as a pioneering intellectual and quintessential father ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Orphans of Davenport

    Eugenics, the Great Depression, and the War Over Children's Intelligence

    Narrated by Susie Berneis ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 25 min

    “Doomed from birth” was how psychologist Harold Skeels described two toddler girls at the Orphans’ Home in Davenport, Iowa, in 1934. Following prevailing eugenic beliefs, Skeels and his colleague Marie Skodak assumed that the girls had inherited their parents’ low intelligence and sent them to an institution for the “feebleminded” to be cared for by “moron” women. To their astonishment, under the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dark Persuasion

    A History of Brainwashing from Pavlov to Social Media

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 49 min

    A harrowing account of brainwashing's pervasive role in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries This gripping book traces the evolution of brainwashing from its beginnings in torture and religious conversion into the age of neuroscience and social media. When Pavlov introduced scientific approaches, his research was enthusiastically supported by Lenin and Stalin, setting the stage for major ... Read more

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    Die Psychologie der Erbtante

    Eine Tanthologien aus 25 Einzeldarstellungen als Beitrag zur Lösung der Unsterblichkeitsfrage

    series Texte der Klassischen Moderne/Musik der Gegenwart

    Unabridged

    2 hours 23 min

    Weder die Problematik noch der Begriff des Erbschleichens ist gesetzlich definiert oder gesellschaftlich klar eingeteilt. Zu diesem Thema gibt es keinen umfangreichen Katalog an gesetzlichen Vorschriften, noch eine Fülle von Literatur oder Beiträgen, die Betroffenen eine dringend erforderliche Hilfestellung geben könnten. Einzig Erich Mühsams scharfsinnige Satire aus dem Jahr 1905 bildet da eine ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Uncounted Victim

    The Journey Of A Tortured Soul

    by Yael Eylat, Tanaka ...
    Narrated by Yael Eylat-Tanaka ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 29 min

    This is the story of the other victims of German occupation in France, the story of my mother who was separated from her family and fled, and the torture that remained with her forever.These are the memoirs as told to me by my mother. I have attempted to tell her story as accurately as she presented them to me, piecing together her own written journals, along with various anecdotes that ... Read more

    $28.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Cure for Darkness

    The story of depression and how we treat it

    by Alex Riley ...
    Narrated by Alex Riley ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 39 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.What is depression? Is it a persistent low mood or a complex range of symptoms? Is it a single diagnosis or a range of mental disorders requiring different treatments? And is there a way of curing such a complex, and diverse, condition?A sufferer of depression himself, science writer Alex Riley has spent years thinking about these issues as he was prescribed ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Das Unbewusste

    by Sigmund Freud ...
    Narrated by Norbert Wendel ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 30 min

    Die Existenz unbewusster Prozesse ist eine der Grundannahmen Freuds, die kennzeichnend für seine Forschungen zur menschlichen Psyche waren. Mithilfe dieses Konstruktes versuchte er Phänomene des Seelischen zu verstehen und zu erklären, die anhin als nicht erklärbar galten. Freud ging einerseits davon aus, dass es psychische Vorgänge gibt, die im Wesentlichen unbewusst sind und bleiben. ... Read more

    $10.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Biography of Loneliness

    The History of an Emotion

    Narrated by Henrietta Meire ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 53 min

    Despite 21st-century fears of an "epidemic" of loneliness, its history has been sorely neglected. A Biography of Loneliness offers a radically new interpretation of loneliness as an emotional language and experience. Using letters and diaries, philosophical tracts, political discussions, and medical literature from the eighteenth century to the present, historian of the emotions Fay Bound Alberti ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Psychoanalyse (Ungekürzt)

    by Sigmund Freud ...
    Narrated by Günter Schoßböck ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 27 min

    "Meine Damen und Herren! Ich weiß nicht, wieviel die einzelnen von Ihnen aus ihrer Lektüre oder vom Hörensagen über die Psychoanalyse wissen. Ich bin aber durch den Wortlaut meiner Ankündigung - Elementare Einführung in die Psychoanalyse - verpflichtet, Sie so zu behandeln, als wüssten Sie nichts und bedürften einer ersten Unterweisung." In 28 Vorlesungen trägt der Begründer der Psychoanalyse in ... Read more

    $32.30 AUD or free with audiobook trial