Best-Selling Books

Philip Zimbardo is a renowned psychologist who has marked his territory in the field. His famous experiment– the Stanford Prison Experiment, gained worldwide popularity in understanding and determining human behavior and their change with situations.

Over his 50 years of teaching, Philip Zimbardo has also authorized textbooks and written many books, even now the bible, to psychology students. Here is a rundown of Philip Zimbardo’s famous books, which you can check out!

The Time Paradox

Philip Zimbardo talks about the psychological force acting deep inside our minds in this book. It is a guide to understanding your perspective of time and how it can help shape your internal and personal time zone. Zimbardo depicts to the readers that once they’re aware of their internal time zones, they can achieve anything in life with that knowledge since they interact with economics, personality diaries, and the natural cultures of the society. You experience different paradoxes in life, and by understanding your psychological time zone, you can free yourself from the unhealthy obsession with life goals. He concludes by stating that time passes by no matter what we do! So, it is best to enjoy it and use it wisely.

Man, Interrupted

Philip Zimbardo presented a TED talk in 2011 called The Demise of Guys, which was viewed by over 1.8 billion people around the globe. Shortly after its release, a book called Man, Interrupted was released, which talks about how men are flaming out academically and failing socially, especially with women. This book is based on Zimbardo’s research and observations on how men face the new world, where young men are often left behind. In this book, Zimbardo states that young men of this generation are subjected to arousal addiction and his plans to get them back on track. It is a book that inspires, challenges, and informs young men of this generation to push their boundaries and do better without falling prey to addiction.


Philip Zimbardo has conducted many studies over his lifetime, and one of the most significant ones is based on shyness. He states that there are about 84 million shy people in America, including secretly shy celebrities like Barbara Walters, Johnny Carson, and Carol Brunett. In this book, Zimbardo talks about his analysis of shy people and their understanding of what shapes their emotions based on their social situation. He then advises, presents, and exercises certain factors of encouragement to strengthen their social skills and self-confidence, which help them escape socially awkward situations. If you’re shy or know someone with such characteristics, it is recommended that you read the book.Shyness book

The Time Cure

Internationally known psychologist Philip Zimbardo talks about how we can mend our brains to achieve tremendous success. Zimbardo has teamed with Richard and Rosemary in this book to perform groundbreaking theories about PTSD and their shift in time perspectives. This book is for individuals seeking help to overcome a traumatic event to brighten their future.