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Recommendations for psychology books that cover a number of ‘high-level’ topics? I’d like to learn more about human behavior- why people make the decisions they do, why drives purchases, addictions, etc. -not looking for in-depth science heavy reaources

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Sounds like you’re talking about behavioral economics. Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely and Thinking Fast and Slow are both classics in this field.

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Thinking fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman

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Came here to say the same thing!

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Anything by Adam Grant as well

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