Psychology - further reading guide

Libcom's guide to further reading on psychology and psychoanalysis.

Submitted by Steven. on October 26, 2008

Sigmund Freud:
The Complete Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
The Ego and Id
Five Lectures on Psychoanalysis
The Future of an Illusion
Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
On Dreams
An Outline of Psychoanalysis
Totem and Taboo
Civilization and Its Discontents
The Psychopathology of Everyday Life
Beyond The Pleasure Principle
The Interpretation of Dreams

Wilhelm Reich:
The Sexual Revolution
*Character Analysis
The Mass Psychology of Fascism
Reich Speaks of Freud
Selected Writings
The Function of the Orgasm

Herbert Marcuse:
One-Dimensional Man
*Eros and Civilization

Critiques/discussions of sociobiology, evolutionary psychology, modularity
Defenders of the truth - Segerstrale, U.
Vaulting Ambition – Kitcher, P.
Adapting Minds - Buller, D.
Evolutionary Psychology as Maladapted Psychology - Richardson, RC.
Sociobiology Examined - Montagu, A. (ed)
Alas, Poor Darwin: Arguments Against Evolutionary Psychology - Rose/Rose
Not in Our Genes - Lewontin/Rose/Kamin
The Mind Doesn't Work That Way - Jerry Fodor
Modularity of Mind - Jerry Fodor
Why The Mind Is Not A Computer - Tallis, R.
Aping Mankind - Tallis, R.
Getting Darwin Wrong - Brendan Wallace
Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?- H.Rose/S.Rose

IQ studies critiques
The IQ Myth - Mensh/Mensh
The Genius in All of Us - D Shenk
The Bell Curve Wars – S. Fraser, Ed.
Race & IQ - A.Montagu (ed.)
Education & Class: the irrelevance of IQ genetic studies. Richard Lewontin & Michel Schiff
The Science and Politics of I.Q. - Kamin
Race And Intelligence: The Fallacies Behind The Race Iq Controversy - Ken Richardson
Race, Culture & Intelligence - Richardson, Spears, and Richards (Eds)
Leon Kamin vs Hans Eysenck - Intelligence: the battle for the mind
The Mismeasure of Man - Stephen Jay Gould
The IQ Controversy - N. Block & G. Dworkin (eds)
Are We Getting Smarter? Rising IQ in the 21st century - J. Flynn
'IQ: mental measurement for social control', in From Genesis To Genocide - Stephan Chorover
Equality: Language Development, Human Intelligence, and Social Organization - N. Chomsky, in Walter Feinberg (ed), Equality and Social Policy. Reprinted in C.P. Otero (ed) Chomsky On Democracy & Education, and in J. Peck (ed) The Chomsky Reader

Delusions of Gender - Cordelia Fine
Myths of Gender - Anne Fausto-Sterling
Sexing the Body - Anne Fausto-Sterling
Brain Storms - Rebecca Jordan Young



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Submitted by knotwho on March 26, 2012

Yo! Can anyone add some more recent/relevant material to this one? I am not real familiar with the material but I'm personally interested in attachment psychology and developmental psychology.

Also, I noticed the GIF is missing.


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Submitted by Choccy on March 26, 2012

The evo.psych and gender stuff was only added a few months ago. Will have a think about some others.

Kamin's stuff on IQ should be on ere too, I'll add it.


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Submitted by Steven. on March 26, 2012

Cheers for that choccy, and for flagging up the broken picture