This month’s LTC Positive Psychology book club book is recommended by Tal Ben Shahar. Tal holds the record for the most popular course at Harvard – Positive Psychology. He also has a pretty fabulous set of cost effective online positive psychology courses here – for those interested in studying Harvard quality content at TAFE prices!!!
Book: The As If Principle
Published: January 2013
Author: Richard Wiseman
A LITTLE ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Richard Wiseman is Britain’s only professor for the Public Understanding of Psychology and has an international reputation for his research into unusual areas including deception, luck, humour and the paranormal. He is the psychologist most frequently quoted by the British media and his research has been featured on over 150 television programmes in the UK. He is regularly heard on Radio 4 and feature articles about his work have appeared prominently throughout the national press.
SUGGESTIONS ON WHERE TO GET IT
As well as having Tal’s recommendation, Amazon gives it 4+ stars.
Reviews on Amazon
HOW THE BOOK CLUB WILL WORK (anyone is welcome to participate and it is free just purchase your own book)
1/. Source a copy of the book
2/. Read it (in the month of Oct)
3/. Jot down a couple of ‘ah ha’ moments or interesting discussion points as you go that you might want to raise/mention/discuss.
3/. We will discuss it the first Wed in Nov 9 pm (Melb time) via webinar/teleconference. I will send out an email closer to the time with the login details, so let me know if you want to be included on the email with the conference call details.