Knowing yourself

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The Selfish Gene
1.  The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
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  "Remarkable fitness mechanisms developed over millions of years enable us to win the survival game."
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Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
2.  Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
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  "How are you smart?"
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Passion and Reason: Making Sense of Our Emotions
3.  Passion and Reason: Making Sense of Our Emotions by Richard S. Lazarus
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  "The thinking person's guide to feelings"
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Why We Do What We Do: Understanding Self-Motivation
4.  Why We Do What We Do: Understanding Self-Motivation by Edward L. Deci
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  "Our basic psychological needs are autonomy, competence, and relatedness. These form the basis for intrinsic motivation."
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How the Mind Works
5.  How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker
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  "A fascinating description and explanation of human nature."
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The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature
6.  The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker
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  "Human nature is not what we may wish it was"
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Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life
7.  Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life by Paul Ekman
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  "Quickly recognize emotions in yourself and others."
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Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment
8.  Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment by Martin E. P. Seligman
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  "We can't buy happiness, but we can earn gratification. Gratitude, forgiveness, learned optimism, and applying your signature strengths toward virtue lead to lasting fulfillment"
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A General Theory of Love
9.  A General Theory of Love by Thomas Lewis
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  "Limbic resonance makes the heart grow fonder."
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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
10.  Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
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  "Understand how your beliefs and behavior can be manipulated"
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Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence
11.  Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence by Richard W. Wrangham
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  "Envy the Bonobo!"
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Human Universals
12.  Human Universals by Donald E. Brown
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  "We all share a remarkable set of intrinsic similarities."
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Games People Play: The Basic Handbook of Transactional Analysis.
13.  Games People Play: The Basic Handbook of Transactional Analysis. by Eric Berne
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  "With this rulebook, you can begin to identify the players."
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Who am I? The 16 Basic Desires that Motivate Our Actions and Define Our Personalities
14.  Who am I? The 16 Basic Desires that Motivate Our Actions and Define Our Personalities by Steven Reiss
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  "Discover your intrinsic motivations."
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Now, Discover Your Strengths
15.  Now, Discover Your Strengths by Donald O. Clifton
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  "Emphasize your talents and avoid being held back by your shortcomings."
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The POWER PRINCIPLE: INFLUENCE WITH HONOR
16.  The POWER PRINCIPLE: INFLUENCE WITH HONOR by Blaine Lee
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  "Live honorably"
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The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living
17.  The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by Dalai Lama
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  "Forgiveness and acceptance are the secrets to happiness."
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Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, and Marriage, Third Edition
18.  Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, and Marriage, Third Edition by Paul Ekman
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  "Don't believe everything you hear. Don't dismiss all you hear."
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The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation
19.  The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation by Matt Ridley
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  "Sometimes the nice guy does finish first"
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Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama
20.  Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama by Daniel Goleman
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  "Stare back thoughts that obscure your true understanding of "what is"."
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Self Matters : Creating Your Life from the Inside Out
21.  Self Matters : Creating Your Life from the Inside Out by Phillip C. McGraw
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  "Work through the exercises in this book to identify your authentic self."
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The Big Five Personality Factors
22.  The Big Five Personality Factors by Boele de Raad
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  "Name your stripes with this well researched taxonomy"
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Head First: The Biology of Hope and the Healing Power of the Human Spirit
23.  Head First: The Biology of Hope and the Healing Power of the Human Spirit by Norman Cousins
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  "Understand the connection between positive outlook and good health."
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Synaptic Self: How Our Brains Become Who We Are
24.  Synaptic Self: How Our Brains Become Who We Are by Joseph Ledoux
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  "You are your synapses. This book makes the details of the remarkably complex networks of neurons, synapses, and chemicals that make up our brain accessible to the diligent layperson."
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Finding Forrester
25.  Finding Forrester DVD ~ Sean Connery
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  "A diversion you will probably enjoy."
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Best Book on Manipulative and Coercive Psychology 0 Aug 30, 2010
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