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By Read by Sean Pratt By (author) Tom Butler-Bowdon

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50 Psychology Classics is a pondering person's consultant to well known psychology. In a trip that spans 50 books, countless numbers of rules, and over a century in time, it explores very important modern writings similar to Gladwell's Blink and Seligman's Authentic Happiness in addition to knowledge from key figures in psychology's improvement. contains commentaries, biographical details, and a consultant for extra reading.

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Following Following skills relate to how we follow up what someone says to us. Though commonly we advise or reassure, a better way is to provide a “door opener” phrase. ” ❖ Silence: giving the other person space to say something if they want to. ❖ Our body language: offering the message that we are ready to listen. Doing any of those things shows respect; the other person can talk or not talk as they wish. There is no pressure. Bolton comments that a lot of people are 34 50 PSYCHOLOGY CLASSICS initially uncomfortable with silence, but with a little practice it is not hard for us to extend our comfort zone.

It is actually not very common for people to “snap” before they commit murder. ” While the police are looking for the motive, de Becker and his team are going deeper to find the history of violence or violent intent that usually precedes the act. The Gift of Fear includes a chapter on spousal violence, noting that most spousal murder does not happen in the heat of the moment. It is usually a premeditated decision, preceded by the husband stalking his wife and sparked by the wife’s rejection. For such men, being rejected is too great a threat to their sense of self and killing their partner seems the only way to restore their identity.

Yet if we can put a man on the moon and cure virulent diseases, why aren’t we all great communicators? It is partly because we learn a good deal of our communication skills from our family; chances are our parents were not perfect communicators, and neither were their parents. Nearly everyone wants better communication skills, yet often without knowing it our communication is full of roadblocks that prevent real communication with others. Two of the main ones are judging and sending solutions. ” This is the nicer side of judging.

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