Psychology Book Summaries

Understanding basic human psychology is one of the most fundamental skills you need to succeed in the world. Whether it’s relationships, business, friendship, or family relations, you need to understand how psychology works. 

Psychology book summaries will help you learn:

  • how to frame problems into challenges
  • how to distill information into substantial, action-oriented chunks
  • how to talk to both the emotional and logical part of the human mind

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The Power Of Regret - Book Cover

The Power of Regret Book Summary, Review, Notes

This is a book about regret, the horrendous feeling we get in our stomachs, that teaches us how to use its strengths as a force of good. Regret can help us make better decisions, perform better at work (or school), and bring greater meaning to our lives. Book Title: The Power of Regret: How Looking

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The True Believer - Book Cover

True Believer Book Summary, Review, Notes

True Believer by Eric Hoffer is a book about the true nature of mass movements and groups. If you want to learn how people act in groups and why they act like that, you should definitely read this book (summary). Book Title: The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements Author: Eric HofferDate of

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Grit Book Summary, Review, Notes

Angela Duckworth’s Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, is a book that gives a detailed description of what grit and perseverance are and how they can be developed. The book explains why effort means more than talent when it comes to achieving long-term goals, how to cultivate grit through practice, and how to strike

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The Lessons of History Book Summary, Review, Notes

The Lessons of History by Will & Ariel Durant is a concise, thirteen-chapter short book on the pivotal moments in human civilization. The book goes through the thirteen most essential areas and presents the main ideas from each one. Book Title: The Lessons of HistoryAuthor: Will & Ariel DurantDate of Reading: March 2018Rating: 10/10 Table

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Sapiens Book Summary, Review, Notes

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari is an anthropological masterpiece on how humanity came to be. You will learn how we went from running on savannas to driving cars, how we (probably) formed religion, why we “defeated” the other six species of humans, and why gossip is so important to us. And all of this was

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How to Read a Book - Book Cover

How To Read A Book Book Summary, Review, Notes

How To Read A Book by Mortimer Adler is one of the major inspirations for Growthabit.com. The book introduces to us the four levels of reading (elementary, inspectional, analytical, and syntopic) and explains how to get the most out of the books you read. Book Title: How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to

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The Hero With A Thousand Faces Book Summary, Review, Notes

The Hero With A Thousand Faces is a book that describes the shared patterns of all the mythologies in the world. The 14 points that all mythological stories share have become the foundation of the “hero’s journey.” The popular characters of Frodo, Luke Skywalker, or Harry Potter have all been based on the points of

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Endurance Book Summary, Review, Notes

Endurance is an unbelievable true story about how the Trans-Antarctic expedition led by Ernest Shackleton lost their ship and spent two years trying to get back to civilization in the harshest environment known to mankind—Antarctica. Book Title: Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible VoyageAuthor: Alfred LansingDate of Reading: June, 2018Rating: 10/10 Table of Contents What Is Being Said

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The Excellence Habit Vlad Zachary Book Cover

The Excellence Habit Book Summary, Review, Notes

The Excellence Habit is about making changes in our mindset to make a big difference in our lives. The book focuses on creating a habit of excellence and stated the difference between success and excellence. Success is tied to results (things you can’t control) while excellence is tied to the process (a habit and a

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One Small Step Can Change Your Life Book Summary, Review, Notes

The greatest change is made through the smallest steps and that’s the essence of the Kaizen way. Kaizen— Japanese for continuous improvement— is a principle that states you can overcome the fear of change and procrastination through small, incremental steps that eventually transform your life. Book Title: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The

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