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Latest Newsletter June 2013


Latest Website News

Psychology Book of The Month

Psychology on Facebook

Psychology Quote of The Month

Psychology Article of The Month

Psychology on Kindle

And Finally

Latest Website News

Best Psychological Movies

I've updated the psychological movies section of the All About Psychology website which was created following a vote by over 2000 people. See following link.

Best Psychological Movies

Psychology Book of The Month

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking By Susan Cain

Book Description

At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts - Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak - that we owe many of the great contributions to society.

In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture. She also introduces us to successful introverts - from a witty, high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks, to a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions.

Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how they see themselves.

For full details of this and all the psychology book of the month entries - see following link.

Psychology Book of The Month

Psychology on Facebook 

Over 84,000 people are now following the All About Psychology facebook page. Among The most popular posts since the launch of the page was an interview with Joe Navarro.

Joe Navarro is recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on reading non-verbal communications and is regularly interviewed on programs such as NBC’s Today Show, Fox News, ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS’ Early Show, and for publications such as The Washington Post and Psychology Today.

You can access the interview with Joe Navarro via the following link.

Joe Navarro Interview

See following links to find a psychology school near you.

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Psychology Quote of The Month

Leonardo da Vinci was centuries ahead of his time in understanding many things, including the concept of cognitive bias!

This great quote is the latest addition to the psychology quotes collection on Pinterest. See following link for the full collection. 

Psychology Quotes on Pinterest

Psychology Article of The Month

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See following link to read a comprehensive full-text, open-access journal article by Aldert Vrij, Par Anders Granhag & Stephen Porter which discusses some of the common misconceptions about lying (for example, the belief that people telling lies are more nervous), reviews the shortcomings of commonly used lie-detection techniques, and presents new empirically supported methods for recognizing lies with greater accuracy.

Psychology on Kindle

The initiative to make historically important psychology publications widely available on Kindle is going from strength to strength. Recent additions to the collection include:

"Transmission of Aggression Through Imitation of Aggressive Models." More commonly known as "The Bobo Doll Experiment," was the first study to explore the impact of televised violence on children. This groundbreaking study by Albert Bandura is one of the most famous psychology studies of all time.

The kindle version of this psychology classic is available via the following link.

If you have any problems with this link, just go the Amazon website in your country and type "The Bobo Doll Experiment" into the search box.

You can view the full psychology on Kindle collection via the following link.

Psychology on Kindle

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Until next month.

All the very best

Dave Webb BSc (hons), MSc

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