Books to remind you of why psychology is interesting

A Listmania! list by A. Classe (London, United Kingdom)
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How the Mind Works (Penguin Press Science)
1.  How the Mind Works (Penguin Press Science) by Steven Pinker
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  "Highly controversial, highly readable account of some recent work. May help you understand evolutionary perspective and connectionism"
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Phantoms in the Brain: Human Nature and the Architecture of the Mind
2.  Phantoms in the Brain: Human Nature and the Architecture of the Mind by V.S. Ramachandran
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  "2003 Reith lecturer's meander around neuropsychology, showing why it matters"
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Searching For Memory: The Brain, the Mind, and the Past
3.  Searching For Memory: The Brain, the Mind, and the Past by Daniel L. Schacter
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  "Positions memory research in real life - counteracts dryness of some memory textbooks"
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The Social Construction of Lesbianism (Inquiries in Social Construction series)
4.  The Social Construction of Lesbianism (Inquiries in Social Construction series) by Celia Kitzinger
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  "Witty exposition of alleged drawbacks of orthodox psychological methods"
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The Jigsaw Man
5.  The Jigsaw Man by Paul Britton
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  "What to do after you graduate - well, one can dream"
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The Prehistory of the Mind: The Cognitive Origins of Art, Religion and Science
6.  The Prehistory of the Mind: The Cognitive Origins of Art, Religion and Science by Steven Mithen
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  "Psychology meets archaeology - stimulating if sometimes speculative"
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
7.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
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  "Fictional first-hand account of Asperger's syndrome - adds colour and emotion to those accounts of autistic spectrum"
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The Essential Difference: Men, Women and the Extreme Male Brain (Allen Lane Science)
8.  The Essential Difference: Men, Women and the Extreme Male Brain (Allen Lane Science) by Simon Baron-Cohen
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  "Autism and gender differences - will provoke thought certainly, rage possibly"
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Astonishing Hypothesis: Scientific Search for the Soul
9.  Astonishing Hypothesis: Scientific Search for the Soul by Francis Crick
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  "You may not find the hypothesis all that astonishing but it provides an interesting context for the study of vision (Marr etc.) - written by discoverer of DNA"
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Thinks
10.  Thinks by David Lodge
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  "Entertaining novel involving cognitive scientists - you will meet some old friends (like Mary the colour scientist and Nagel's bat)"
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