10 Groundbreaking Non Fiction books on Psychology and the Brain

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman: This Nobel Prize-winning book explores the two systems that drive our thinking:

the fast, intuitive System 1 and the slow, deliberate System 2. Kahneman's insights have revolutionized our understanding of decision-making, bias, and happiness.

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk: This groundbreaking book explores the impact of trauma on the brain and body, 

and offers a new understanding of how trauma can be healed. Van der Kolk's work has had a profound impact on our understanding of PTSD and other trauma-related disorders.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari: This sweeping history of humankind explores how our brains and minds have shaped our world. Harari's insights offer a new perspective on our past, present, and future.

Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer: This fascinating book explores the science of memory and the power of mnemonics. Foer's journey to become a memory champion will inspire you to unlock the full potential of your own mind.

The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry by Jon Ronson: This engaging book explores the world of psychopathy and the challenges of diagnosis. Ronson's interviews with psychopaths and experts will challenge your preconceptions about this complex disorder.

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg: This New York Times bestseller explores the science of habits and how they can be changed. Duhigg's insights will help you understand your own habits and make lasting changes in your life.

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert: This thought-provoking book explores the science of happiness and why we often make choices that lead to unhappiness. Gilbert's insights will challenge your assumptions about what makes us happy.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain: This insightful book explores the power of introverts and their contributions to society. 

Cain's work has helped to challenge the negative stereotypes associated with introversion.

The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in an Age of Information Overload by Daniel J. Levitin: This practical guide explores the science of attention and how to manage information overload in our digital age. Levitin's tips will help you focus, stay organized, and get things done.

The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time by Alex Korb: 

This hopeful book explores the science of depression and how it can be overcome. Korb's insights offer a new perspective on depression and provide practical tools for recovery.