Who am I?: 16 Basic Desires that Motivate Our Actions Define Our Personalities

Penguin, 7 août 2000 - 288 pages
What do we want? What makes us tick? From acceptance to vengeance to curiosity, this book explains the 16 basic and universal desires that shape our behaviorand shows how the ways we prioritize them determines our personalities. Grounded in up-to-date psychological research, this book can help

  • parents comprehend their children’s needs and behavior
  • couples understand each other better
  • employers motivate their employees
  • employees become more effective in their work
  • YOU achieve greater satisfaction and happiness in life

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    Avis d'utilisateur  - knightlight777 - LibraryThing

    Kind of an interesting book that delves into how you can use a list of sixteen characteristics developed by this psychologist that helps you understand what makes you tick. The characteristics seem ... Consulter l'avis complet

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    Dr. Reiss allows the reader to identify their own behavior and interestingly stimulates the readers subconscious to see outside the traditional behavioral box. Deftly done. Consulter l'avis complet

    Table des matières

    Bridge Between Philosophy and Psychology
    What Is a Basic Desire?
    Why My Dog Saves Socks
    Why Kids and Elephants Will Make You
    Why a Secretary Feared Heights
    One Size Does Not Fit
    I Dont Get It and Neither Do
    ValueBased Happiness
    How Relationships Grow

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    À propos de l'auteur (2000)

    Steven Reiss, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and psychiatry at Ohio State University, as well as the director of the Nisonger Center for Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. His internationally acclaimed, influential research has been translated into more than a dozen languages and widely adopted by professionals and educators. Dr. Reiss lives in Columbus.

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