The Bedside Book of Psychology delves deep into consciousness and casts light into the hidden reasons why we feel, think, and behave in the ways we do. Packed with illuminating real-life examples, profiles of famous psychologists, and exercises that will reveal the way your own mind works, The Bedside Book of Psychology has the power t just to intrigue and entertain, but also to change the way you think. Divided into eight fascinating chapters, The Bedside Book of Psychology covers everything from the real reasons we fall in love to the science behind a good night's sleep.
Dr Christian Jarrett is a psychologist turned writer who specialises in all things mind, brain, and behaviour. He is the founding editor of the British Psychological Society's award-winning Research Digest blog, and is a staff journalist on their house magazine The Psychologist. He had written articles for The Times, The Guardian, New Scientist, Psychologies, and BBC Focus, and is the author of The Rough Guide to Psychology and 30-Second Psychology.