‘That Dude’ Strikes Again

That Dude has struck again. A second review of another of my books appeared on Amazon on 14 April 2021. On this second strike, this author is making a little progress: ‘That Dude’ actually awarded my book 2.0 out of 5 stars instead of just one! I graciously accept this 100% increase in my book’sContinue reading “‘That Dude’ Strikes Again”

Psi as a Spontaneous Phenomenon

Originally published by leading parapsychologist ADRIAN PARKER as ‘Informal Psi Tests’ in the Paranormal Review 96, 16. Adrian is President of the Society of Psychical Research, London, and Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The veteran psi-critic David Marks has recently published a book Psychology and the Paranormal in which he has taken aContinue reading “Psi as a Spontaneous Phenomenon”

“A wonderful book and everyone should read it”

Carlos Allende’s review of A General Theory of Behaviour in Goodreads: “A must read for anyone interested in psychology. Elegant is the best way to describe this work: simple, short, and very complete. I strongly recommend it. Two tiny issues. First, Marks seems to forget the limitations of working memory — too many acronyms! AsContinue reading ““A wonderful book and everyone should read it””

“Major contributions…like classics”

Amedeo D’Angiulli added a comment on ResearchGate as follows: Dear Professor Marks (David if I may) I re-read your paper on Brain Sciences I Am Conscious, Therefore, I Am: Imagery, Affect, Action, and a General Theory of Behavior, May 2019, Brain Sciences 9(5):107. DOI: 10.3390/brainsci9050107 and then I discovered your book on your General TheoryContinue reading ““Major contributions…like classics””

“Truly original…foundational”

A General Theory of Behavior is an innovative and promising new theory that integrates the long tradition of investigations on homeostasis with contemporary research in such diverse areas as emotion, addiction and sleep. A truly original and wide-ranging study of human nature, this book will be foundational for anyone who considers the importance of theory forContinue reading ““Truly original…foundational””

“The methods are described in sufficient detail that readers can learn how to apply them without needing to consult other sources”

‘The book gives a detailed treatment of a range of important methods. It will strike a chord with applied psychologists in particular – but will also be of interest to healthcare professionals generally If you are teaching postgraduate research methods courses, including those aimed at a mixture of psychologists and other health professionals, this book […]

“A classic in the field”

Warm thanks to the following seven endorsers of  Health Psychology (4th & 5th Editions) quoted below: Fourth Edition: “This book has become a classic in the field – sophisticated,  accessible and interesting.   It is of great use to students, teachers and practitioners of Health Psychology world wide.” Leslie Swartz, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.Continue reading ““A classic in the field””

“Absolute joy to read”

Previews of The Health Psychology Reader Click below for a Preview of the Editor’s Introduction and Chapter 1: Matarazzo, J. D. (1982). Behavioral health’s challenge to academic, scientific, and professional psychology. American Psychologist, 37(1), 1. Intro IntroCh1 Reviews of The Health Psychology Reader `This book was an absolute joy to read and offers a comprehensive review of health psychology….Continue reading ““Absolute joy to read””

“Brilliant new book”

Obesity. Comfort vs Discontent     OR    FREELY AVAILABLE HERE  Reviewed by Ewan McDougall: “When I first read David Marks brilliant new book Obesity, there was a story on Radio New Zealand that two thirds of Auckland adults were now over weight or obese and the statistic for children was not much better. You don’t haveContinue reading ““Brilliant new book””