This article is about the psychologist. For other people with this name, see Barry Schwartz
Barry Schwartz at TED
Barry Schwartz (born 1946) is an American psychologist. Schwartz is the Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action at Swarthmore College. He frequently publishes editorials in the New York Times applying his research in psychology to current events.
- The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less, Ecco, 2004. (ISBN 0-06-000568-8, ISBN 0-06-000569-6) General thesis is that more choice doesn't mean better options or greater satisfaction.
- Psychology of Learning and Behavior, with Edward Wasserman and Steven Robbins
- The Costs of Living: How Market Freedom Erodes the Best Things in Life, Xlibris Corporation, 2001. (ISBN 0-7388-5251-1)
- Learning and Memory, with Daniel Reisberg
- The Battle for Human Nature: Science, Morality and Modern Life
- Behaviorism, Science, and Human Nature, with Hugh Lacey, W. W. Norton & Company, 1983. (ISBN 0-393-01585-8)
- Practical Wisdom, with Kenneth Sharpe, Riverhead, 2010, (ISBN 978-1594487835)
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