FAU Lifelong Learning Society, Jupiter
Myles Cooley, Ph.D.

Myles Cooley, Ph.D., is a Board Certified, Florida licensed clinical psychologist who has practiced in northern Palm Beach County for over 30 years. He is the author of numerous publications and a book, “Teaching Kids with Mental Health & Learning Disorders” (2007). His current practice specializes in children and adolescents with Attention Deficit Disorder, learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. He is a past President of the Palm Beach Chapter of the Florida Psychological Association and recipient of multiple awards from the Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County. Dr. Cooley received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology from Bucknell University and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University at Albany-SUNY. Over the past ten years, he has traveled within the United States providing training and education for teachers, school counselors and psychologists, mental health counselors, and parents. He has also conducted psychology “edutainment” talks on cruises since 2004.

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References for "So You Think You're Rational?"(Fall 2012)
  • Simplifying Decision Making
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    • Hallinan, Joseph. Why We Make Mistakes. Broadway Books, 2009
    • Lehrer, Jonah. How We Decide. Houghton Mifflin, 2009
  • Self-Control & Willpower
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  • The Cognitive-Emotional Connection
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    • Burns, David, The Feeling Good Handbook. Plume, 1999
  • Fallacies of Our Mind
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    • Brafman, O. & Brafman, R. Sway. Doubleday, 2008 *
    • Beckwith, Harry. Unthinking. Business Press, 2011
    • DiSalvo, David. What Makes Our Brain Happy and Why You Should Do The Opposite. Prometheus, 2011 *
    • Hallinan, Joseph. Why We Make Mistakes. Broadway Books, 2009 *
    • Kahneman, Daniel. Thinking Fast and Slow. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
    • Kida, Thomas. Don't Believe Everything you Think. Prometheus, 2006 *
    • Lehrer, Jonah. How We Decide. Houghton Mifflin, 2009
    • Novella, Steven. Your Deceptive Mind. The Great Courses, 2012
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