Great Myths of Psychology

Series Editors

Scott O. Lilienfeld

Steven Jay Lynn

This superb series of books tackles a host of fascinating myths and misconceptions regarding specific domains of psychology, including child development, aging, marriage, brain science, and mental illness, among many others. Each book not only dispels multiple erroneous but widespread psychological beliefs, but provides readers with accurate and up-to-date scientific information to counter them. Written in engaging, upbeat, and user-friendly language, the books in the myths series are replete with scores of intriguing examples drawn from everyday psychology. As a result, readers will emerge from each book entertained and enlightened. These unique volumes will be invaluable additions to the bookshelves of educated laypersons interested in human nature, as well as of students, instructors, researchers, journalists, and mental health professionals of all stripes.


50 Great Myths of Popular PsychologyScott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, and Barry L. Beyerstein

Great Myths of AgingJoan T. Erber and Lenore T. Szuchman

Great Myths of the BrainChristian Jarrett


Great Myths of Child DevelopmentSteven Hupp and Jeremy Jewell

Great Myths of Intimate RelationsMatthew D. Johnson

Great Myths of PersonalityM. Brent Donnellan and Richard E. Lucas

Great Myths of AutismJames D. Herbert

Great Myths of Education and LearningJeffrey D. Holmes and Aaron S. Richmond

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