Updated July 16, 2018 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Behavioral Psychology Textbooks

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Applied Behavior Analysis
Essentials of Understanding Psy...
Thinking, Fast and Slow

Since the initial publication of this wiki in July of 2018, we've made 4 edits to this page. Behavioral psychology is broadly concerned with how and why humans act as they do. Becoming educated in this field requires a lot of reading in a range of related areas, as can be seen in the diversity of courses and textbooks that take behaviorism as their starting point. Here, we’ve included something for all interests, whether you’re an undergrad, grad student, or self-directed learner. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best behavioral psychology textbook on Amazon.

10. Essentials of Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences

9. Behavioral Finance:

8. Methods in Behavioral Research

7. Thinking, Fast and Slow

6. The Science of Mind and Behavior

5. Criminal Profiling: An Introduction

4. Essentials of Understanding Psychology

3. Behavioral Neuroscience

2. Applied Behavior Analysis

1. Functional Behavioral Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment


Melissa Harr
Last updated on July 16, 2018 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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