The Best Psychology Books of the Past Five Years (10-1)

Welcome to the final part of my countdown. If you’d like to check out part one first, click here. Otherwise, enjoy! 10. ‘Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance‘ by Angela Duckworth (2016). Goodreads star rating = 4.08/5. Why it’s good: Duckworth shows that talent tends to be hugely overrated when looking at who is… Read More

The Best Psychology Books of the Past Five Years (20 – 11)

I’ve already written a previous post on my top 20 psychology books of all time.  These were quite popular and well known titles, but the most recent books ‘The Power of Habit’ and ‘The Honest Truth About Dishonesty’ were both written in 2012. Since 2013, there have been a number of other great reads that… Read More

The Top 20 Movies of My Lifetime (10-1)

Looking at the American Film Institute’s 100 Greatest American Films of All Time list that came out in 1998, the majority of films are super old, with ‘Citizen Kane’ (1941) ranked at #1, ‘Casablanca’ (1942) ranked at #2, ‘The Godfather’ (1972) ranked at #3, ‘Gone With the Wind’ (1939) ranked at #4 and ‘Lawrence of… Read More

My Top 20 Psychology Books (5-1)

This is the final post in the countdown of my all-time top 20 popular Psychology books. For details on my selection criteria as well as further information on books 20 through to 6, please check out parts one (20-16), two (15-11) and three (10-6). Here are the titles that have been included so far: 20.… Read More

My Top 20 Psychology Books (10-6)

Following on from my first two posts (20-16 and 15-11), I am continuing the countdown of my top 20 popular Psychology books. Here are the titles that have been included so far: 20. Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ – Daniel Goleman (2005). Amazon.com star rating = 4.1/5 19. The Highly Sensitive Person: How… Read More