Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior : The Great Courses: Psychology

  • von The Great Courses
  • Sprecher: Professor Mark Leary
  • Serie: The Great Courses: Psychology
  • 12 Std. 11 Min.
  • Vortrag


Every day of your life is spent surrounded by mysteries that involve what appear to be rather ordinary human behaviors. What makes you happy? Where did your personality come from? Why do you have trouble controlling certain behaviors? Why do you behave differently as an adult than you did as an adolescent?
Since the start of recorded history, and probably even before, people have been interested in answering questions about why we behave the way we do. And many fields - including philosophy, psychology, and even theology - are focused on finding explanations. But it's only in recent decades that researchers can finally approach, understand, and solve the mysteries of emotion, thought, and behavior - solutions that help each of us to better know ourselves and the people around us. The result is not only a more solid understanding of what it means to be human, but a stronger foundation from which to live more effectively with others and to grasp their intricate behaviors and quirks.
Now you can gain those benefits through a series of 24 intriguing lectures from an award-winning teacher. Professor Leary takes you on a fascinating journey into the complex heart of who you are, using the latest theories, case studies, experiments, and stories to cast light on a wide variety of human behaviors, both ordinary and puzzling.
Throughout these lectures, you'll learn about the various interacting forces that influence your behavior. These include your genetic blueprint, your personal experiences, your upbringing, and the people and social groups that surround you.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.


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interesting but examples from general knowledge

intersecting but tue author uses general knowledge ed examples, like why we blush, why we laugh.
Maybe I need to listen to it again, but I was hoping for something a bit more researched. Its nice to know why we laugh or blush, but that is not why I bought the audio book.
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- stephkidd32

A real source of practical knowledge ...

Welchen drei Worte würden für Sie Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior treffend charakterisieren?

Practical Compassionate Wise

Was mochten Sie an der Handlung am liebsten?

The variety and depth of the content

Welche Szene hat Ihnen am besten gefallen?

Each lecture has unique insights to offer

Hat dieses Hörbuch Sie emotional stark bewegt? Mussten Sie laut z.B. lachen, weinen, zweifeln, etc.?

It gave me lots of tips on how to observe my own and other's behaviour.

Was wäre für andere Hörer sonst noch hilfreich zu wissen, um das Hörbuch richtig einschätzen zu können?

A willingness to suspend some of your cherished beliefs and pay attention to the fact that there is so much research out there, which can help us progress as individuals.

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- B. Kelly

Weitere Infos zum Titel

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 08.07.2013
  • Verlag: The Great Courses