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5 Best Dark Psychology Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most accurate list of best Dark Psychology books.

How we picked these:
1. Search for "best Dark Psychology books" and study the top 4 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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FAQ

  • There are many "dark psychology secrets" lists, how did you end up with these books?

    We wrote about our process at the top of the page but the TLDR is that we learn and average the rankings of top lists online.

  • Why did you create this book list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate and trustworthy list on the internet.

  • What is dark psychology?

    It is a branch of psychology that deals with the study of the human mind, reading people and their body language/ relationships with regard to the darker side of human psychology. It covers aspects such as manipulation, deception, persuasion, and other negative traits regarding other people. The aim is to understand and explain these negative aspects of human psychology in order to help people deal with themselves and other people effectively. Additionally, reading about it can also be used for positive emotional purposes, such as helping people overcome their fears or phobias.

  • Is dark psychology real?

    Yes, it's real. It is a branch of psychology that studies the darker side of human nature and mind, including techniques such as influence, manipulation, persuasion, coercion, and deception. While it may seem like a sinister topic, it can be used for good and also evil purposes. For example, therapists may use it to help patients explore their darkest fears and thoughts in order to ultimately heal them. On the other hand, bad people and criminals may read and study this topic and its basics to use these strategies and techniques to influence and victimize others. Ultimately, whether or not it's used for good or evil depends on the goals and intentions of the people using it.

  • Why isn't there a shopping cart I can add these books to?

    Our main rule is "don't try to out-Bezos Bezos". So we don't have all the features you can find available on Amazon (and we don't mind!). No rate system, no cart, no gifts, no social features, no reviews to read, no editor picks, etc... They already do an outstanding job at this, so we only mind about playing our part :)

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