The Summer Reading List

Want to better understand how you make decisions, develop a positive attitude, or uncover the complexity and weirdness of the human mind? Where to start? Try these recommendations from our editors and bloggers.

The Best Psychology Books For The Workplace

By Susan Weinschenk Ph.D.
There are so many great psychology books. Which have you read?

The Upside of Dark Minds

By Matt Huston
Some killer traits can make the world a better place.

What Increases Marriage Satisfaction?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
What recent marriage research found surprised me greatly....yet looks to be true

I Want to Be Happier! What Should I Read?

By Acacia Parks Ph.D.
Three self-help books with a solid research base

This Book Will Change Our Lives

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
The extraordinary rise and surprising appeal of living alone

Q&A with Author Maria Semple

By Jennifer Haupt
Moving to a new town and new home she hated became basis for bestselling novel.

10 Books to Make You Sit Up & Take Notice

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Insight appears in the unlikeliest pages.

The Willpower Books of 2012

By Meg Selig
Weak willpower muscles? These books will pump you up!

Fledgling Psychopaths

By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
Do we know yet if it’s nature or nurture?

Interview with Author Caroline Leavitt: Is This Tomorrow

By Jennifer Haupt
New novel explores the complexities of family, loyalty and real love.