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    The Psychology Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    Narrated by Cassandra Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours

    Explore the history, theories, and concepts of psychology through more than 100 groundbreaking ideas presented in an approachable style that demystifies an often daunting subject matter.The Psychology Book looks at the biggest names in psychology, including William James, Sigmund Freud, and Ivan Pavlov, and unpacks each psychologist's contribution to our understanding of how the mind works. With ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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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

    $58.99 AUD

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    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

    $36.99 AUD

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    A History of Delusions

    The Glass King, a Substitute Husband, and a Walking Corpse

    Narrated by Antonia Bath ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 31 min

    The extraordinary ways the brain can misfire: Why would someone wake up and claim they’re Napoleon? Or why would they believe they have been turned into a wolf and demand to be fed raw meat?For centuries, people have dismissed delusions as a problem for the shrinks to sort out in distant asylums. But delusions are more than just bizarre case studies. They tell stories of collective anxieties and ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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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

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    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

    $22.99 AUD

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    The Little Book of Psychology

    An Introduction to the Key Psychologists and Theories You Need to Know

    Narrated by Ben Ottridge ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours

    If you want to know your Freud from your Jung and your Milgram from your Maslow, strap in for this whirlwind tour of the highlights of psychology. Including accessible primers on:The early thinkers who contributed to psychological ideas and the birth of modern psychologyFamous (and often controversial) experiments and their repercussionsWhat psychology can teach us about memory, language, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

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    The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

    Narrated by Glen Reed ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 24 min

    Charles-Marie Gustave Le Bon (1841 –1931) was a French polymath who wrote on anthropology, psychology, sociology, medicine and physics. He is best known for his 1895 work ‘The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind’, which is considered a seminal work of crowd psychology. In the book, Le Bon identifies the primary characteristics of crowd psychology as impulsiveness, irritability, incapacity to reason ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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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

    $36.99 AUD

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    Bedlam

    An Intimate Journey Into America's Mental Health Crisis

    Unabridged

    6 hours 48 min

    A psychiatrist and award-winning documentarian sheds light on the mental-health-care crisis in the United States.When Dr. Kenneth Rosenberg trained as a psychiatrist in the late 1980s, the state mental hospitals, which had reached peak occupancy in the 1950s, were being closed at an alarming rate, with many patients having nowhere to go. There has never been a more important time for this ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

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    A Suspicious Science

    The Uses of Psychology

    by Rami Gabriel ...
    Narrated by Shawn K. Jain ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 41 min

    From self-help to medication, therapy, and cognitive neuroscience, this book traces the uses and limits of psychology. Offering a systematic exploration of the ways in which psychology is used in contemporary society, it refines our understanding of the extent of the field. In addition to conceptual analysis of how science, truth, biology, mind, and meaning intersect and interact in the mind ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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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

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Teoria psicosexual de Sigmund feud

    Podcast Psicologia para sanar

    by Oslos Molina ...
    Narrated by Oslos Molina ...

    Unabridged

    18 min

    Freud plantea que la sexualidad genital madura es el resultado de un desarrollo sexual infantil que denominó pregenitalidad. La sexualidad infantil es un proceso que se desarrolla gradual y paulatinamente y no tiene las características que le damos los adultos. ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Power of Strangers

    The Benefits of Connecting in a Suspicious World

    by Joe Keohane ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 52 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.An interrogation of why we don't talk to strangers, what happens when we do, and why it affects everything from the rise and fall of nations to personal health and wellbeing, in the tradition of Susan Cain's Quiet and Rutger Bregman's HumankindWhen was the last time you spoke to a stranger?In our cities, we stand in silent buses and tube carriages, barely acknowledging ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Desperate Remedies

    Psychiatry and the Mysteries of Mental Illness

    by Andrew Scull ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 26 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.For more than two hundred years, disturbances of reason, cognition and emotion - the sort of things that were once called 'madness' - have been described and treated by the medical profession. Mental illness, it is said, is an illness like any other - a disorder that can treated by doctors, whose suffering can be eased, and from which patients can return. And yet serious ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    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

    $43.99 AUD

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    Psychology

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Tamara Marston ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 51 min

    Psychology is part of everyone's experience: it influences the way we think about everything from education and intelligence, to relationships and emotions, advertising and criminality. People readily behave as amateur psychologists, offering explanations for what people think, feel, and do. But what exactly are psychologists trying to do? What scientific grounding do they have for their approach? ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    A Little History of Psychology

    by Nicky Hayes ...
    Narrated by Gabrielle Baker ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    A rich and engaging guide to psychology, the science devoted to understanding human nature What really drives our decisions? Where do language and memory come from? Why do our minds sometimes seem to work against us? Psychologists have long attempted to answer these questions, seeking to understand human behavior, feelings, and thoughts. But how to explore something so elusive? In this fascinating ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Mania

    A Short History of Bipolar Disorder

    by David Healy ...
    Narrated by Elliot Fitzpatrick ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 45 min

    This provocative history of bipolar disorder illuminates how perceptions of illness, if not the illnesses themselves, are mutable over time. Beginning with the origins of the concept of mania-and the term maniac-in ancient Greek and Roman civilizations, renowned psychiatrist David Healy examines how concepts of mental afflictions evolved as scientific breakthroughs established connections between ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    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

    $24.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    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

    $44.99 AUD

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    24個最受歡迎的心理學故事:野孩子、女巫獵殺到巴甫洛夫的狗,揭開隱藏在實驗背後的細節與真相【有聲書】

    Unabridged

    9 hours 59 min

    市面上心理學書籍百百種,早已成為你再不懂就落伍的顯學。但是,你知道心理學是怎麼發展成今日的樣貌嗎?本書《24個最受歡迎的心理學故事》來自心理系課堂上,那些引發學生熱烈反應與討論的話題。在美國聖若望大學擁有數十年教學經驗的霍根博士,深深知道一個好的故事,才能夠激發學生的興趣;而且,那些歷史上沒有記載的實驗後續、案例發展、心理學家種種怪癖,以及陰錯陽差的事件小插曲,才是改變心理學發展的最大關鍵!有別於市面上硬梆梆的「心理學概論」,這本書捨棄枯燥乏味的片段式知識,或是主題式的論述,特地以說故事的手法,耙梳心理學從草創時期到成熟期的當代多元樣貌,完整揭露心理學一直以來關注的焦點與主題。本書特別邀請到周震宇老師來朗讀,他是聲音表達培訓師,在聲音產業擁有二十多年的資歷,講演與授課超過4000場次。周老師擅長掌握文本,將之轉化成最適宜傳達的聲音表情,用富有磁性的嗓音,朗讀這24個心理學故事 ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Premonitions Bureau

    A Sunday Times bestseller

    by Sam Knight ...
    Narrated by Julian Rhind-Tutt ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 35 min

    'Fascinating.' Hilary Mantel'Terrific.' New Scientist'Gripping.' Financial Times'Stunning . . . Brimming with mystery and suffesed with haunting atmosphere.' Patrick Radden KeefeWhat if you had a vision that something terrible was going to happen?A train crash, a department store fire, an assassination.What if you could share your vision, and prevent a disaster?In 1966, John Barker, a British ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

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    Die Psychologie der Erbtante

    Eine Tanthologien aus 25 Einzeldarstellungen als Beitrag zur Lösung der Unsterblichkeitsfrage

    Series 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

    $27.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus