In years past, psychology has been criticized as the stuff of "head-shrinkers" and "quacks" Now the study of human behavior is universally accepted as a means for better understanding one's self and achieving inner peace and happiness. The Everything Psychology Book is an easy-to-follow guide to the experiments, theories, and principles that have shaped modern psychology and given us insights into human behavior. From learning and personality development to dreams and the unconscious, this straightforward primer explains how the brain works and how our environment affects thinking and behavior. In addition to the scientific information, readers learn how to apply what we know about psychology to improve their everyday lives. Dr. Don Baucum walks readers through the complexities of: Desires and the unconscious Senses and emotions Perception and learning Language and communication Personality and intelligence Complete with plain-English explanations and helpful illustrations, The Everything Psychology Book provides readers with a new window into the complexities of human thought and emotion.