Category Archives: psychology

Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

By Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen (2014)
Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen have spent the past fifteen years working with corporations, nonprofits, governments, and families to determine what helps us learn and what gets in our way. In Thanks for the Feedback, they explain why receiving feedback is so crucial yet so challenging, offering a simple framework and powerful tools to help us take on life’s blizzard of offhand comments, annual evaluations, and unsolicited input with curiosity and grace. They blend the latest insights from neuroscience and psychology with practical, hard-headed advice. Thanks for the Feedback is destined to become a classic in the fields of leadership, organizational behavior, and education.

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The Portable Jung

The Portable Jung (Viking Portable Library)Edited by joseph Campbell (1971)
In making this masterful selection from the vast corpus of Carl Jung’s writings, Joseph Campbell has aimed to introduce the elementary terms and themes of analytical psychology and to provide an overall understanding of the scope and direction of Jung’s entire works.

Posted in consciousness, myth, psychology

A Pictorial History of Psychology

A Pictorial History of PsychologyEdited by Wolfgang G. Bringmann (1997)
Compendium of 107 historical essays and illustrations. Expanded version of a translated German title (1993). Includes 50 new English language essays.

Posted in consciousness, history, psychology, science