AP Psychology Reading List Spring 2015
Legend: L = library
T = Coach Tamayo
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (L)
The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker (L)
The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell (L)
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (L)
Columbine by Dave Cullen (L)
Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin (L)
When Rabbit Howls by Truddi Chase (L & T)
Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen (L & T)
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell (T)
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison (T)
A Bright Red Scream: Self-Mutilation and the Language of Pain by Marilee Strong (T)
Out of Silence by Russell Martin (T)
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks (T)
Opening Skinner’s Box by Lauren Slater (T)
Whispers: the Voices of Paranoia by Ronald K. Siegel (T)
Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide by Kay Redfield Jamison (T)
Crazy Love by Leslie Morgan Steiner (T)
The Sibling Effect by Jeffrey Kluger (T)
Searching for Memory: The Brain, The Mind and The Past by Daniel L. Schacter (T)
What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell (T)
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (T)
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan (T)
The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine (T)
The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine (T)
The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil by Philip G. Zimbardo (T)
The Memory Palace: A Memoir by Mira Bartok (T)
Swallow the Ocean: A Memoir by Laura Flynn (T)
Touched with Fire by Kay Redfield Jamison (T)
What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People by Joe Navarro
and Marvin Karling (T)
Nightmares: The Science and Solutions of Frightening Visions during Sleep by Patrick McNamara
The Liar in Your Life by Robert Feldman (T)
The Boy Raised As a Dog by Bruce Perry
Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein
Why Gender Matters: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Science of
Sex Differences by Leonard Sax
Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys by Dan Kindlon and Michael Thompson
Looks by Gordon L. Patzer
The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for What Makes Us Human by
V.S. Ramachandran
How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer
The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us by James Pennebaker
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer
Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and
Ronald Cotton
Switching Time by Richard K. Baer
A Thorn in My Pocket by Eustacia Cutler
Mirroring by Marco Iacoboni