Psychologie: sociaal gedrag

  • Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships – Daniel Goleman
  • Emotions Revealed, Second Edition: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life -Paul Ekman
  • Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion (Collins Business Essentials) – Robert B., PhD Cialdini
  • Human: The Science Behind What Makes Us Unique – Michael S. Gazzaniga
  • Confidence: Overcoming Low Self-Esteem, Insecurity, and Self-Doubt – Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Ph.D

Psychologie: denken

  • Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious – Timothy D. Wilson
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts – Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson

 Psychologie: motivatie

  • Focus: Use Different Ways of Seeing the World for Success and Influence – Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D. and E. Tory Higgins Ph.D.
  • Why We Do What We Do : Understanding Self-Motivation – Edward L. Deci, Richard Flaste

 Evolutionaire psychologie

  • Hoe De Menselijke Geest Werkt – Steven Pinker
  • Evolutionary Psychology: New Perspectives on Cognition and Motivation – Leda Cosmides and John Tooby (PDF)
  • Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind – Robert Kurzban
  • Rational Animal – Douglas Kenrick
  • Moral Origins: The Evolution of Virtue, Altruism – by Christopher Boehm
  • The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology – David M. Buss
  • Thinking Big: How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind – Robin Dunbar and Clive Gamble
  • The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature – Steven Pinker
  • The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation – Matt Ridley
  • The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution – Richard Dawkins
  • The Belief Instinct: The Psychology of Souls, Destiny, and the Meaning of Life – Jesse Bering


  • The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More of It – Kelly McGonigal
  • Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness – Susan L. Smalley PhD, Diana Winston
  • De valstrik van het geluk – Russ Harris & R Harris
  • Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength – Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney
  • The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom – Jonathan Haidt

 Context: Werk

  • Oerdriften op de werkvloer – Bram Buunk
  • Darwin voor managers – Max Wildschut
  • Gezag – van Vugt, Wildschut

 Context: talent en prestatie

  • Outliers: The Story of Success – Malcolm Gladwell
  • Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success – Carol Dweck

 Context: relaties

  • The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature – by Geoffrey Miller
  • Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships – Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha
  • Why Women Have Sex: Women Reveal the Truth About Their Sex Lives, from Adventure to Revenge – Cindy M. Meston and David M. Buss