7 Best Books about the Mind ...


If you like reading about the mind and all that it is capable of, you will love this list of best books about the mind.

As someone with an interest in psychology and the ways in which the mind has the capacity to help us unlock our true potential, I love reading about theories and ideas surrounding the mind.

Here are some best books about the mind I have read so far.

1. Bounce by Matthew Syed

Bounce by Matthew Syed

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This is one of the best books about the mind and it was one of those books I just couldn't wait to pick up and read when I had a spare moment during the day.

Drawing on many examples in history of people who have practiced for years and years to become their best, Bounce explores the idea that we can all be amazing.

It just takes practice, perseverance and the ability to keep getting up after we have fallen down.2

It challenges the idea of talent and is an inspiring book.2

2. Blink by MALCOLM Gladwell

Blink by MALCOLM Gladwell

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After reading Bounce, I read Blink, which is another one of those books that are hard to put down.

It examines the idea of decision making and the ways in which we can develop the capacity to make decisions in an instant.

These decisions can be more effective than the ones which we make over a few cups of tea.

He gives examples of people having made decisions in an instant and attributes their ability to make these decisions in the 'blink of an eye' to years of experience in their chosen field.2

3. You Are Not so Smart by David McRaney

You Are Not so Smart by David McRaney

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This is one of those books that should be compulsory reading.

We all like to think we have the power over what we think and what we do but there are many things which are influencing us without us even realizing.

Many of us spend our time procrastinating and putting things off until tomorrow, but the mind plays many tricks on us and this book explains why we're deluding ourselves.

And the title is great, if not a little insulting!

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