Psychology 101: The 101 Ideas, Concepts and Theories that Have Shaped Our World - Adrian Furnham 2021
Accident Proneness: Just Being Clumsy?
Alcohol Use and Addiction: Fancy a Quick Drink?
Alternative Medicine: What is it and Does it Work?
Altruism and Caring: The Psychology of Kindness…and Selfishness
Anality and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Need to be Orderly
Anxiety: Are You a Worrier?
Art Preferences: What Sort of Pictures do You Like?
Assessment and Selection
Astrology and Graphology: Are They Accurate and, if not, Why do People Believe in Them?
Attraction and Beauty: Not Only in the Eye of the Beholder
Autism, Asperger’s and Schizoid People: On the Spectrum
Behaviourism and Behaviour Therapies
Birth Order: Are You First Born or an Only Child?
Body Language: Wink, Wink, Nod, Nod
Brainstorming: Fun but does it Work?
Brainwashing and Cults: How to Form a Cult!
Changing Behaviour: Set in Plaster or Malleable as Plastic?
Character Strengths and Virtues: Let’s be Positive
Coaching: What is it and does it Work?
Cognitive Dissonance: Changing Attitudes and Behaviour
Cold Reading: How to Persuade People that you Really Understand Them
Communicating Through Different Media
Conscientiousness and Grit: Pitching up and Pitching in
Conspiracy and Cover-Up Theories
Country and Culture Differences
Culture Shock: The Shock of the New
Defence Mechanisms and Coping: Unconscious Ways of Coping
Delusions and Hallucinations
Depression: Malignant Sadness
Dreams and Dreaming: Fantasy Time
Engagement and Drive at Work
Extraversion and Introversion
Eye Contact: See What they Say
Freud and his Ideas: The Most Famous Psychologist of all Time
Friendship: Choosing Others
Group-Think: Bad Decision-Making in Teams
Happiness, Flow and Joy
Hawthorne and Placebo Effect: Do Treatments Really Work?
Honesty and Integrity: The Traits People Most Want in Their Boss
Humour, Jokes and Laughter: A Funny Thing
Impression Management and Self-presentation: The Psychology of Faking Good
Impulsivity and Postponement of Gratification: I Want it Now!
Inkblots and Projective Techniques: The Psychology of Pretty Pictures
Intelligence and IQ: How Bright Are You?
Justice: What is Reasonable and Fair
Leadership: Why so Many Fail
Lying and Deceit
Mental Health Literacy: Would You be a Good Psychiatrist?
Mental Health Classification
Mindset: What you Can and Cannot Change
Money: The Source of All Evil?
Morality and Ethics
Music: Preferences, Uses and Distraction
Myths about Psychology
Narcissism and Self-love: The Dark Side of Self-Esteem
Networks and Networking
Normality and Sanity
Obedience and Conformity
Office Politics: The Cynical and the Savvy
Parenting Style and Attachment
Passive-Aggressiveness: The Stereotypical Mother-In-Law
Personality Disorders: ’Dark-Side Traits’
Personality Theories and Tests
Persuasion: The Psychology of Influence
Phobias: A Fear of Fear
Psychopaths: Watch Out, there are Many About
PTSD: Serious Reactions to Traumatic Events
Queuing: The Waiting Game
Racism and Prejudice
Remote Personality Profiling: Scraping Biography Off the Web
Resilience: The Psychology of Coping Well
Retirement: Pipe and Slippers
Schizophrenia: A Seriously Misunderstood Problem
Self-Actualization: The Ultimate Achievement
Self-Awareness: Do You Know Who You Are?
Self-Esteem: Do you Feel Good About Yourself?
Sex Differences: Nature, Nurture or Nothing
Sex Really Does Sell: Or Does It?
Shopping: The Psychology of Retail Therapy
Smiling: When, How and Why We Smile
Stress: Causes and Consequences
Subliminal Perception and Hidden Messages
Talent: What is it and Who has it?
Thinking and Learning Styles
Time: Larks and Owls and Waiting Forever
Tipping: Grateful Gratuities
Tolerance of Ambiguity: Are you Afraid of Uncertainty?
Unemployment and Worklessness: It is No Fun Being Jobless
Visual Illusion: Now you see it, Now you don’t
Vocational Choice and Guidance: What Job are you Best Suited to?
Work Ethic: The Benefits of Hard Work