Grooving: 2019 Reading List

Kurt and Tim like to read about behavioral science and a variety of related fields. To help those interested in the subject, but unsure how to pick good books to either get started or advance their learning, our 2019 Top 10 Reading List should help. Our Top 10 list is really a Top 9, since both Kurt and Tim already had one of the books on both of their lists. But we also go beyond that list with some honorable mentions (that could have easily been swapped for some of our top choices), as well as a shortlist of fiction and poetry for your review.

We hope you enjoy this year’s list and encourage you to let us know your thoughts about it. Did we nail the top picks? Did we miss some? What’s on your reading list for 2020? Who do you think should be a guest on Behavioral Grooves in 2020? Let us know. We’d love to hear from you.

On The Top 10:

We chose these books because they are among the best books for behaviorally-science influenced reads.


On Honorable Mentions:

Honorable mentions are the list of other really great books that you should be aware of. Virtually any of these could have made our Top 10 list.


On Tim’s Fiction List:

We didn’t speak to these on the podcast, because we were most interested in addressing behavioral science books. However, Tim is also an avid reader of fiction and poetry. Tim wanted to mention some books he’s read (or re-read) this year that were particularly rewarding.

© 2019 Behavioral Grooves.

AIRDATE: December 5, 2019 EPISODE 101

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Grooving: 2019 Reading List

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Kurt Nelson, PhD and Tim Houlihan



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