The ordering of the books in the list is totally arbitrary.
2010 The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us. D. Simmons & C. Chabris
Crown Publishing:New York (A great discussion of 5 key illusions we have regarding cognition)
2003 Neuroscience for the Mental Health Clinician. Steven Pliszka
New York:Guillford Press (An excellent survey of relevant neuroscience.)
2002 Synaptic Self. Joseph LeDoux
NewYork:Viking (Excellent overview of brain & Self)
2002 The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy. Louis Cozolino
(An interesting read on the biological foundations of treatment.)
2002 Consciousness in Four Dimensions. Richard Pico.
New York:McGraw Hill (combines Einstein’s theory of relativity
with the neuroscience of consciousness... an interesting read.)
2001 Overcoming Resistance in Cognitive Therapy. Robert Leahy
New York:Guilford. (Excellent text, very readable...a must read)
2001 The Executive Brain. Elkhonon Goldberg
Oxford:University Press (A very readable book on frontal lobes).
2001 A Mind So Rare. Merlin Donald
New York:W.W. Norton & Company
(The Mind as a blend of brain and culture.)
2000 Global Brain. Howard Bloom
New York:Wiley & Sons (Interesting read on the 5 forces of
change throughout time. Heavy into history, but good material)
2000 The Private Life of the Brain. Susan Greenfield.
New York:Wiley & Sons (Good read on emotions and self)
2000 Lingua ex Machina: Reconciling Darwin and Chomsky with the
Human Brain. Calvin & Bickerton Cambridge:MIT Press
(Once you get past the authors’ egos, its an interesting read)
2000 Principles of Neural Science (4th ed.) Kandel, Schwartz, & Jessell
New York:McGraw-Hill (Hefty in content & price - hard science)
2000 Neurodynamics of Personality. Jim Grigsby & David Stevens
New York:Guilford (Interesting approach to modular brain)
2000 The Owners Manual for The Brain (2nd Ed). P.J. Howard
Austin:Bard Press (a bit “fluffy”, but some good stuff)
1999 Cognitive Therapy in Practice. Jacqueline Persons
New York:W.W.Norton (Great step-by-step “how to” book)
1999 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Steven C. Hayes, et.al.
New York:Guilford Press. (Interesting application of cog.)
1996 The Cerebral Code. William H. Calvin
Cambridge:MIT Press (Unique theory of spatiotemporal codes)
1995 Cognitive Therapy: Basics and Beyond. Judith Beck.
New York:Guilford Press. (Best cog. handbook on the market)
1997 The Symbolic Species. Terrence W. Deacon
New York: W.W. Norton & Co.(A bit sexist but EXCELLENT)
2000 The Brain: A Neuroscience Primer (3rd Ed.) Richard Thompson
New York: Freeman (Heavy on “hard science”, but great resource)
1993 Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse. A. Beck, F. Wright,
C. Newman, & B. Liese. New York:Guilford Press.
1986 Handbook of Cognitive Therapy Techniques. Rian McMullin.
New York:Norton & Co. (Nice compendium)
1996 The Emotional Brain. Joseph LeDoux
New York:Simon & Schuster (Good reading on “Limbic Brain”)
1995 Brief Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. Windy Dryden.
New York:Wiley & Sons. (Tightly written - good material)
1991 Consciousness Explained. Daniel Dennett.
Boston:Little, Brown & Co. (Heavy philsophy, but good reading)
1997 How the Mind Works. Steven Pinker
New York:W.W. Norton & Co. (Easy reading, generally good work)
1975 Belief, Attitude, Intention, and Behavior. Martin Fishbein & Icek Ajzen
Reading:Addison-Wesley. (An old “classic”)
1988 The Prepare Curriculum:Teaching Prosocial Competencies.
Arnold Goldstein. Champaign:Research Press. (First “cog” curriculum)
1994 de Bono's Thinking Course (revised edition). Edward de Bono.
New York:Facts on File. (A staple in changing thinking)
1970 Lateral Thinking. Edward de Bono.
New York:Harper. (More of the same from deBono - good )
1979 Social Interaction and Consciousness. P.D. Ashworth.
New York:Wiley & Sons. (Another “oldie but goodie”)
1964 Signs. Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Northwestern University Press. (Great stuff, a bit “heady”)
1967 The Phenomenology of the Social World. Alfred Schutz
Northwestern University Press. (More great stuff - philsophical)
1982 Husserl: Intentionality and Cognitive Science. Hubert Dreyfus (ed).
Cambridge:MIT Press. (A classic - philsophical)
1997 Group Communication. Peter Hartley.
New York:Routledge. (Nice application and template)