The 10 Best Behavioral Psychology Textbooks

Updated July 16, 2018 by Melissa Harr

10 Best Behavioral Psychology Textbooks
Applied Behavior Analysis
Essentials of Understanding Psychology
Thinking, Fast and Slow
We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. 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


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Last updated on July 16, 2018 by Melissa Harr

Melissa is a writer, editor, and EFL educator from the U.S. She's worked in the field since earning her B.A. in 2012, during which time she's judged fiction contests, taught English in Asia, and authored e-courses about arts and crafts. In her free time, she likes to make stuff out of sticks and string.


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