Psychology Book Club Podcast

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Psychology enthusiasts from around the world meet up monthly for a lively skype conversation about an important psych book. Emphasis on how these ideas are relevant in our own lives.

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Bring Psychology To Life! Psychology enthusiasts from around the world meet up for lively skype conversations about important psych books. Our emphasis is on how these ideas are relevant in our own lives.
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last modified
2019-08-02 18:50
last episode published
2017-08-29 09:19
publication frequency
22.16 days
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Number of Episodes
39
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Education Science & Medicine Health Higher Education Social Sciences Literature Self-Help Arts

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29.08.2017

Against Therapy by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

This episode is a conversation about Against Therapy by Jeffrey Moussaieff MassonHere is a description of the book from Amazon:In this ground-breaking and highly controversial book, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson attacks the very foundations of modern psych...
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20.06.2017

Why Love Matters by Sue Gerhardt

This episode is a conversation about Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain by Sue Gerhardt.Here is a description of the book from Amazon:Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early ...
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15.11.2016

A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine

This episode is a conversation aboutA Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joyby William B. Irvine.Here is a summary of the book from Amazon:"One of the great fears many of us face is that despite all our effort and striving, we will discov...
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30.09.2016

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Chapman

This episode is an old conversation from 2015 about the bookThe 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman.Here is a summary of the book from Amazon:Falling in love is easy. Staying in love‚ÄĒthat‚Äôs the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growi...
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9.09.2016

The Happiness Advantage: The 7 Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor

This episode is an old discussion from October 2014 about the bookThe Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor.Here is a description of the book from Amazon:Most people want to be successful in life. And of course, everyone wants to be happy. When it comes t...
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9.09.2016

Guilt, Shame and Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions by Peter Breggin

This episode is a discussion about the bookGuilt, Shame and Anxiety by Peter Breggin.Here is a summary of the book from Amazon:With the first unified theory of guilt, shame, and anxiety, this pioneering psychiatrist and critic of psychiatric diagnoses ...
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9.09.2016

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do by Amy Morin

This episode is a discussion about the book13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Doby Amy Morin.Here is a summary of the book from Amazon:Expanding on her viral post that has become an international phenomenon, a psychotherapist offers simple yet ef...
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9.09.2016

Envy: A Theory of Social Behaviour by Helmut Schoek

This episode is a discussion aboutEnvy: A Theory of Social Behaviour by Helmut Schoek. Here is a summary of the book from Amazon:Envy was first published in German in 1966, then in an English translation in 1970. This classic study is one of the few bo...
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9.09.2016

Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney

This episode is a discussion aboutWillpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney. Here is a summary of the book from Amazon.com:Pioneering research psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with New York Times...
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9.09.2016

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

This episode is a discussion aboutThinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. Here is a summary of the book:In the international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, ...
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9.09.2016

Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts by Guy Winch, Ph.D.

This episode is a discussion aboutEmotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts by Dr. Guy Winch, featuring author participation. Here is a summary of the book:Heal small emotional injuries before they become big ones...
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9.09.2016

Where to Draw the Line: How to Set Healthy Boundaries Every Day by Anne Katherine

This episode is a discussion aboutWhere to Draw the Line: How to Set Healthy Boundaries Every Day by Anne Katherine. Here is a summary of the book: From the acclaimed author of the perennial favorite Boundaries, Where to Draw the Line is a practical gu...
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9.09.2016

How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton Christensen

A group conversation from 8th September aboutHow Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton Christensen. Here is a summary of the book:"In 2010 world-renowned innovation expert Clayton M. Christensen gave a powerful speech to the Harvard Business School's ...
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9.09.2016

"In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts" by Dr Gabor Mate

A group conversation from 7th July 2013 aboutIn the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Dr Gabor Mate. Here is a summary of the book:"Based on Gabor Maté’s two decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with the severely addicted on Va...
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9.09.2016

Six Pillars of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden

This episode is a discussion aboutSix Pillars of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden. Here is a summary of the book:Nathaniel Branden's book is the culmination of a lifetime of clinical practice and study, already hailed in its hardcover edition as a clas...
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9.09.2016

Getting Real: 10 Truths Skills You Need to Live an Authentic Life by Susan Campbell

A group conversation about the bookGetting Real: 10 Truth Skills You Need to Live an Authentic Life bySusan Campbell Ph.D. Here is a summary of the book:Everyone values honest communication, yet few people possess the requisite skills. Susan Campbell p...
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9.09.2016

Author Interview: Hannah Braime on The Ultimate Guide To Journaling

Hannah is a regular contributor to the Psychology Book Club podcast and has just released a brilliant new book called The Ultimate Guide to Journaling. It is a must read for anyone who is interested in journaling. Whether you are new to the concept of ...
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9.09.2016

Sex At Dawn by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha

This episode is a discussion about the bookSex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships. Here is a summary of the book from the publishers: In this controversial, thought-provoking, and brilliant book, renegade thi...
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9.09.2016

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

This episode is a discussion about Malcolm Gladwell's bestselling bookOutliers: The Story of Success. Here is a summary of the book:Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary? In his provocative and ins...
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9.09.2016

Private Myths by Anthony Stephens

This episode is a discussion about Private Myths: Dreams and Dreaming by Anthony Stephens. Here is a summary of the book from the publisher:Every night we enter a mythic realm, a dark, primordial world of fear and desire. What this world offers, Anthon...
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9.09.2016

Love's Executioner by Irvin Yalom

This episode is a discussion about the bookLove's Executioner:& Other Tales of Psychotherapy by Irvin D. Yalom.Here is a summary of the book from the publisher:The collection of ten absorbing tales by master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers ...
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9.09.2016

The Myth of Mental Illness by Thomas Szasz

This episode is a discussion aboutThe Myth of Mental Illness by Thomas Szasz. Here is a summary of the book from Amazon.com:The most influential critique of psychiatry ever written, Thomas Szasz's classic book revolutionized thinking about the nature o...
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9.09.2016

Falling In Love by Ayala Malach Pines

In this episode, we're discussing "Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose" by Ayala Malach Pines. Here is a summary of the book from Amazon:Falling in Love is the first book to unlock the mysteries of how and why we fall in love. Renowned ...
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9.09.2016

Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine

A discussion of Cordelia Fine's book "Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference". Here is a summary of the book from the publisher:This is a vehement attack on the latest pseudo-scientific claims about the differenc...
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9.09.2016

Self Therapy by Jay Early

A discussion of Jay Early's book "Self-Therapy: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Wholeness and Healing Your Inner Child Using IFS, A New, Cutting-Edge Psychotherapy". Here is a summary of "Self Therapy" from the book:"This book can help you bring a new...
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9.09.2016

They F*** You Up: How to Survive Family Life by Oliver James

This episode is a discussion of Oliver James' bookThey F*** You Up: How to Survive Family Life. Here is a summary from Amazon:In this groundbreaking book, clinical psychologist Oliver James shows that it is the way we were cared for in the first six ye...
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9.09.2016

A General Theory of Love By Thomas Lewis et al

This episode is a discussion about the book "A General Theory of Love by Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, and Richard Lannon.  Here is a summary of the book:Three eminent psychiatrists tackle the difficult task of reconciling what artists and thinkers have kn...
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9.09.2016

The Psychology Book Club Experience

Here is a very short podcast about the experience of reading and sharing thoughts on psychology books from members of the book club. I hope you get involved!Podcast Episode 
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9.09.2016

The Stranger In The Mirror by Marlene Steinberg

A group discussion about Marlene Steinberg's fascinating book,The Stranger in The Mirror: Dissociation- The Hidden Epidemic. Here is the book's summary from Amazon.com:Discover groundbreaking findings on a hidden epidemic -- and why it so often is misd...
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9.09.2016

Author Interview: Daniel Mackler on Toward Truth

This episode is an interview with author Daniel Mackler about his book "Toward Truth: A Psychological Guide to Enlightenment". Daniel is a filmmaker, musician and lover of life. For 10 years he was a psychotherapist in New York City. He writes extensiv...
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9.09.2016

Journal to the Self by Kathleen Adams

In this episode we talk aboutJournal to the Self by Kathleen Adams, a book that helps you explore the rich inner world through journalling.Kathleen Adams' life is journal keeping and this book reflects the passion she has for using writing to enrich ou...
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9.09.2016

Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

In this episode, we're discussing Marshall Rosenberg's bookNonviolent Communication. Here is a summary of the book:An enlightening look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances. Th...
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9.09.2016

The Philosophical Baby by Alison Gopnik

In this episode, we're discussing Alison Gopnik's bookThe Philosophical Baby."The last decade has witnessed a revolution in our understanding of infants and young children. Scientists used to believe that babies were irrational, and that their thinking...
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9.09.2016

The Road Less Travelled by M. Scott Peck

This episode is a discussion of M. Scott Peck's bestseller,The Road Less Traveled. Here is a summary from Wikipedia:The Road Less Traveled, published in 1978, is Peck's best-known work. It is a description of the attributes that make for a fulfilled hu...
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9.09.2016

Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type by Isabel Briggs Myers

In this episode, we discussGifts Differing by Isabel Briggs Myers& Peter B. Myers. Here is a summary of the book from Amazon:Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type is a well-known book, written by Isabel Briggs Myers with Peter B. Myers, w...
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9.09.2016

Authentic Happiness by Martin Seligman

In this episode, we're discussing Martin Seligman's influential positive psychology book,Authentic Happiness. Here is the book's summary from Amazon.com:A national bestseller, Authentic Happiness launched the revolutionary new science of Positive Psych...
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9.09.2016

On Becoming A Person by Carl Rogers

Psychology enthusiasts from around the world meet on Skype to talk about Carl Rogers' great bookOn Becoming A Person. Here is the book's description from Amazon.com:In this book one of America's most distinguished psychologists describes his experience...
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9.09.2016

An Introduction to the Psychology Book Club

This short episode is a discussion we had during our first Skype conversation. Psychology enthusiasts from around the world talk about the aims of the book club and what some of the main participants would like to get from their involvement. It gives a...
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10.05.2015

The Truth Will Set You Free by Alice Miller

A discussion of Alice Miller's book "The Truth Will Set You Free: Overcoming Emotional Blindness and Finding Your True Adult Self". Here is a summary of the book from Amazon:Swiss psychoanalyst Alice Miller's writings have changed the way many people v...
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