Behaviour change and social psychology: how people make decisions
Books relating to behaviour change, or how people make decisions.
Covers books from areas ranging from psychology and social science to economics.
1 Thinking, Fast and Slow
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2 Blink: The Power of Thinkin...
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3 The Discarded Ones
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4 Predictably Irrational: The...
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5 The Tipping Point: How Litt...
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6 The Power of Habit: Why We ...
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7 How We Decide
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8 Nudge: Improving Decisions ...
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9 Influence: The Psychology o...
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10 Quiet: The Power of Introve...
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11 Stumbling on Happiness
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12 Drive: The Surprising Truth...
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13 Made to Stick: Why Some Ide...
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14 The Paradox of Choice: Why ...
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15 What's Behind Your Belly Bu...
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16 Sway: The Irresistible Pull...
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17 Walking the Corporate Beat:...
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18 Buyology: Truth and Lies Ab...
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19 The Art of Choosing
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20 Mistakes Were Made (But Not...
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21 The 48 Laws of Power
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22 Sources of Power: How Peopl...
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23 Mindless Eating: Why We Eat...
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24 Traffic: Why We Drive the W...
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25 Flow: The Psychology of Opt...
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26 The Logic of Life: The Rati...
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27 Thinking and Deciding
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28 Watching the English: The H...
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29 Yes!: 50 Scientifically Pro...
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30 Mindset: The New Psychology...
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31 Why We Make Mistakes: How W...
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32 Why We Buy: The Science Of ...
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33 Kluge: The Haphazard Constr...
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34 Eat Move Sleep: How Small C...
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35 The Upside of Irrationality...
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36 Herd: How to Change Mass Be...
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36 Judgment Under Uncertainty:...
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38 Reimagined: How amazing peo...
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39 Irrationality
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40 A Mind of its Own: How Your...
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41 Bozo Sapiens: Why to Err is...
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42 Social Commitments in a Dep...
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43 Talking Back to Dr. Phil: A...
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44 Situations Matter: Understa...
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45 You Are Not So Smart: Why Y...
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45 You have the Power for Incr...
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47 Transform Your Self: Becomi...
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48 Collapse: How Societies Cho...
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49 Toms River: A Story of Scie...
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50 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The...
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51 The Advanced Genius Theory:...
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52 Ciutadania de Catalunya: et...
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53 Educating Intuition
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54 Collaborate or Perish!: Rea...
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55 Fostering Sustainable Behav...
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56 The Impulse Factor: Why Som...
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57 Mind-Lines: Lines for Chang...
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58 Why Beautiful People Have M...
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59 Changing Minds: The Art And...
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60 Butterfly Economics: A New ...
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61 The Likeability Factor: How...
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61 The Wisdom of Psychopaths: ...
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61 The Emotional Extremist's G...
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61 Busting Your Corporate Idol...
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61 In Your Element: Ancient Wi...
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61 KinderGarden Of Eden
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61 Leftover Women: The Resurge...
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61 Mass Deception: Moral Panic...
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61 I Choose:  Subtlety in Cults
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61 The High Price of Materialism
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61 One Red Paperclip: The Stor...
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61 Your Brain at Work
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61 Living With An Alcoholic: H...
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61 Creating Hate: How It Is Do...
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75 Willpower: Rediscovering th...
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75 The Emprint Method: A Guide...
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75 ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To...
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75 Social: Why Our Brains Are ...
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79 Global Brain: The Evolution...
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79 The Naked Ape: A Zoologist'...
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79 Risk Savvy: How to Make Goo...
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82 Calculated Risks: How to Kn...
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82 Think!: Why Crucial Decisio...
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84 The Modern No-Nonsense Guid...
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84 A Primate's Memoir
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84 The Science of Fear: Why We...
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87 The Long Tail: Why the Futu...
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87 Blunder: Why Smart People M...
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89 The Ghost Map: The Story of...
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90 Healthy Joints for Life: An...
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91 Commit to Get Fit: Find the...
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92 Organizational Culture for ...
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93 The Scallop: Studies of a S...
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94 Journey to Civilization The...
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95 The Code Book: The Science ...
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96 The Blind Watchmaker: Why t...
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97 Sticks and Stones: Defeatin...
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98 The Spark: A Mother's Story...
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99 How Many Lightbulbs Does It...
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100 Salt Sugar Fat: How the Foo...
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message 1: by Bev (new)

Bev How We Decide
Although the author uses many sporting examples (which for a non sporting person makes it more difficult to follow) it is well written, interesting and surprising


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Mary Hassan Nice


message 3: by Yousif (new)

Yousif Alkhamis very nice list


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Jason Thank you!


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Duong Nguyen Love the list. I'll try :) thanks a lot !


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