Scott Barry Kaufman
Scott Barry Kaufman is an American humanistic psychologist, author, podcaster, and popular science writer. His writing and research focuses on intelligence, creativity, and human potential.
22 books on the list
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This story of three men's work helping traumatized kids in one of America’s most underserved cities reveals how mindfulness tools can help children and communities not only survive but thrive...
@Bugimus That’s beautiful. This is one of my favorite books: – source
Scott Barry Kaufman2023-01-22T22:57:38.000Z
Say goodnight to everything in the cozy, softly lit room with the little bunny tucked away in bed. This classic children's book is a perfect lullaby for the end of the day. With its quiet poetry and soothing illustrations, it's no wonder Goodnight Moon is a beloved favorite for generations of readers and a must-have for every bookshelf. Perfect for baby showers and other special events!
"It’s a blueprint for peace in a time of chaos... The cozy light, the fresh pajamas, the promise of rest and dreams, the chance to do it all again tomorrow? It was always within reach, and it didn’t last long. But it was enough." I still love this book. – source
Scott Barry Kaufman2022-09-25T14:12:36.000Z
An insightful exploration of the neurotic process as a hindrance to healthy growth, written by esteemed psychiatrist Karen Horney. With keen insight, Horney delves into the different stages and emotional attitudes associated with neurosis, unveiling how these attitudes may limit one's full potential. This 40th Anniversary Edition features a new preface by esteemed psychoanalysts Stephanie Steinfeld and Jeffrey Rubin.
@alephlove Such a good book. My pleasure. – source
Scott Barry Kaufman2022-08-20T01:00:02.000Z
Discover the elusive yet profound inner events of spiritual experiences with this cutting-edge guide to the psychology and neuroscience behind them. Renowned scientists take readers on a journey inside contemporary labs around the world, exploring phenomena ranging from divine revelations to paranormal experiences, to life-changing moments of unity. Modern science is interwoven with personal accounts from believers and non-believers alike, making this a deeply personal and transformative read on the subjects of spiritual experiences.
This is a great book. Check out this update on William James. – source
Scott Barry Kaufman2022-08-08T16:44:48.000Z
An innovative approach to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that blends mindfulness, spirituality, and science to effectively overcome negative thoughts, achieve deep healing, and attain lasting peace. Dr. Seth Gillihan's mindful CBT method integrates the therapeutic process with insights from Stoicism, Christian mysticism, and daily practices to help retrain the mind, banish stubborn lies, and focus on accepting our imperfections and deserving love.
I am SOOOOO excited for this book! I am a huge fan of Mindful Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as @sethgillihan, so this book is the perfect combination of both. :) – source
Scott Barry Kaufman2022-06-08T19:39:21.000Z
Discover the power of a bittersweet outlook on life with this thought-provoking masterpiece. The same author who brought us the bestselling phenomenon, Quiet, delves into the importance of acknowledging our sorrows, longings, and the passing of time. Through personal stories, research, and memoir, we explore bittersweetness as a way of being, a storied heritage that can help us transcend pain and connect with others. At a time of discord and anxiety, this book will bring you unexpected insights and kinship.
Such a great book. Resonated with my soul as well. – source
Scott Barry Kaufman2022-04-22T19:56:31.000Z
Discover the power of introverts with this insightful book. Susan Cain explores how society undervalues introverts and their contributions, from Rosa Parks to Steve Wozniak. Through research and real-life stories, Quiet charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal and introduces successful introverts who often thrive in quiet environments. Prepare to see introverts in a new light and gain a fresh perspective on how we view ourselves and others.
@nicoleshannon Have you read @susancain's excellent book on the topic? – source
Scott Barry Kaufman2022-04-15T16:07:39.000Z
Recommended byEmma WatsonMiranda HartSimon SinekDaniel PinkAdam GrantJim KwikMandy PatinkinDerek SiversAnkur WarikooJason Fried and 8 others
Learn how to develop innovators, encourage adaptable leaders, and build transformational businesses with the help of improvisational techniques from The Second City comedy theater in Chicago. Through eight principles of improvisation, including co-creation, embracing failure, and leading by listening, "Yes, And" provides a new toolkit for individuals and organizations to thrive in today's fast-paced and socially connected world. Discover invaluable leadership skills and unleash your team's creativity with this must-read book.
I highly recommend this book by @KLsecondcity: – source
Scott Barry Kaufman2021-10-22T20:30:35.000Z
This inspiring children's book, filled with art and storytelling, teaches crucial lessons in emotional intelligence such as being secure in the face of uncertainty. The main character, Eva, embarks on a journey of discovery about the mysteries of life and our world, while embracing the beauty in everything. Parents and children alike will benefit from sharing this wondrous book that celebrates the power of curiosity and awe in learning.
@annakaharris @JeffreyDavis108 I love that book! – source
Scott Barry Kaufman2021-10-03T03:16:00.000Z
Discover the groundbreaking theory that aging is a disease and is treatable in this fascinating book by a leading authority on genetics and longevity. Exploring research from Harvard, the author reveals how activating vitality genes can slow down or even reverse aging. Prepare to be enlightened on this bold new approach to aging.
David’s book on why we age and the latest science of longevity is so fascinating and exciting. – source
Scott Barry Kaufman2021-10-02T23:25:30.000Z
Learned Hopefulness by Dan Tomasulo
Weird by Olga Khazan
Something Deeply Hidden by Sean Carroll
Peak by Anders Ericsson
Wired to Create by Scott Barry Kaufman
Waking Up by Sam Harris
Straightforward Statistics by Glenn Geher
What Intelligence Tests Miss by Keith E. Stanovich
The Robot's Rebellion by Keith E. Stanovich
Explaining Psychological Statistics by Barry H. Cohen
Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus
The Sciences of the Artificial by Herbert A. Simon