New Psychology Titles from Penguin Random House

By Allan Spencer | February 12 2024 | Psychology

Browse these new and notable titles for use in your Psychology courses. To request complimentary exam copies for course-use consideration, click here. 

Bad Therapy
Why the Kids Aren't Growing Up
978-0-593-54292-7
From the author of Irreversible Damage, an investigation into a mental health industry that is harming, not healing, American children.
$30.00 US
Feb 27, 2024
Hardcover
320 Pages
Sentinel

The Absent Moon
A Memoir of a Short Childhood and a Long Depression
978-0-593-49074-7
A literary sensation in Brazil, Luiz Schwarcz’s brave and tender memoir interrogates his ordeal of bipolar disorder in the context of a family story of murder, dispossession, and silence—the long echo of the Holocaust across generations.
$17.00 US
Feb 27, 2024
Paperback
240 Pages
Penguin Books

Supercommunicators
How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection
978-0-593-24391-6
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Habit, an investigation of what makes conversations work, and how we can all learn to be supercommunicators at work and in our lives.
$30.00 US
Feb 20, 2024
Hardcover
320 Pages
Random House

Dead Weight
Essays on Hunger and Harm
978-0-593-53690-2

A personal and cultural look at the dark underbelly of Western beauty standards and the lethal culture of disordered eating they’ve wrought“Electric with insight, and suffused with a strange, stubborn tenderness—a deep regard for what intimacy, hope, and resistance might look like in a world where women are taught to devote their lives to destroying themselves.” —Leslie Jamison, author of The Recovering

$30.00 US
Feb 27, 2024
Hardcover
288 Pages
Knopf

Practical Optimism
The Art, Science, and Practice of Exceptional Well-Being
978-0-593-41894-9
A practical program rooted in optimism to help you live fully and joyfully in an imperfect, turbulent world.
$29.00 US
Feb 20, 2024
Hardcover
336 Pages
Avery

Unlearning Shame
How We Can Reject Self-Blame Culture and Reclaim Our Power
978-0-593-58121-6
Learn to identify—and combat—Systemic Shame, the feeling of self-hatred and disempowerment that comes from living in a society that blames individuals for systemic problems, with this invaluable resource from the social psychologist and author of Unmasking Autism.
$28.00 US
Feb 06, 2024
Hardcover
368 Pages
Harmony

Mental Time Travel
Episodic Memory and Our Knowledge of the Personal Past
978-0-262-55115-1

Kourken Michaelian builds on research in the psychology of memory to develop an innovative philosophical account of the nature of remembering and memory knowledge.

$45.00 US
Feb 06, 2024
Paperback
312 Pages
The MIT Press

If Love Could Kill
The Myths and Truths of Women Who Commit Violence
978-0-593-53415-1
A groundbreaking work by an internationally acclaimed forensic psychotherapist that looks at women who commit extreme acts of violence and cruelty and at the underlying oppression and abuse often at the heart of these crimes.
$30.00 US
Feb 06, 2024
Hardcover
272 Pages
Knopf