This article compiled 6 recommended psychology and behavioral economics books by TED Talks speakers in pursuit to explore how your mind works and answers some of the big questions about yourself.

  1. Why did I do that?
    Recommended Book: Why We Do What We Do by Edward L. Deci

  2. What should I do to be happier?
    Recommended Book: Give and Take by Adam M Grant

  3. How do I live in the moment?
    Recommended Book: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

  4. How can I let myself be happy?
    Recommended Book: Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

  5. How do I make everyday decisions better?
    Recommended Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

  6. Why do we lie?
    Recommended Book: The Liar in Your Life by Robert Feldman

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