Share your thoughts with other customers. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Return to Book Page. This book rigorously formalises these games and explores how they’re often used to fulfil some need or lack of intimacy. The attempt to extrapolate the theory to apply to all behavior oversimplifies things. For some reason I found this book a bit creepy.
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Probably the format of the book is not quite what I was expecting or may be I just did not get it. In he changed his legal name to Eric Berne. Basically, you’re manipulating everyone and everyone you know is manipulating you! Trivia About Games People Play.
However I always feel I should finish what I start and I did, however it was hard going, There is some value in this from a historical perspective, und There were elements of this book that were interesting and the development of transactional analysis potentially useful.
Each “game” was given a cute label and then an acronym was assigned–this means the book is loaded with acronyms, which makes the reading cumbersome.
Bernstein Eric Berne was a Canadian-born psychiatrist best known as edik creator of transactional analysis. I found it to be an often amusing but extremely over-simplified explanation of very complicated psychological situations with dated examples. Makes you feel aware of certain patters of behaviour people around you and yourself sometimes pursue.
Koju igru igraš? by Eric Berne (3 star ratings)
Claustrofobico, in modo imbarazzante. I needed further explanation and an attempt to engage me rather than having a series of ideas thrown before me.
The author gives the different games some funny names; “Now I got youyou son of a bitch”, “Ain’t it Awful”,”Alcoholic’, “Kick me””Wooden leg”‘ etc. Fuck You Buddy Episode 1” and subsequent episodes can explain everything better.
The most relevant sections for me were definitely the broad strokes in the introduction creating the ego state framework and the conclusion transcending the games. Open Preview See a Problem?
U drugom delu su opisi pojedinih igara. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In short, game theory, and, as a consequence, this book paints the world in colors of paranoid schizophrenia – everyone plays “games” against you. The second half of the book catalogues a series of “mind games” in which people interact through a patterned and predictable series of “transactions” which are superficially plausible that is, they may appear normal to bystanders or even to the people involvedbut which actually conceal motivations, include private significance to the parties involved, and lead to a well-defined predictable outcome, usually counterproductive.
There is a series of interactions, followed by iyras emotional payoff. But despite the passage of iru a lot is still frighteningly accurate. Return to Book Igeu.
But I found the basic concepts to be valuable, and would be really interested to read more contemporary, less misogynistic perspectives on this topic. This book was published in the early s; amazing to see how formats and language have changed since then.
Koju igru igraš?
In the first half of the book, Berne introduces transactional analysis as a way of interpreting social interactions. Over generalizations are made. This book would probably be a great springboard for a professional, but for casual readers, the very specific explanations were a little too much. To see what your friends thought eruk this book, please sign up. The author believes that people spend most of their lives playing games, which may or may not be fun or serious.
The games are classified into categories – Life Games, Marital Games, Party Games, Sexual Games, et cetera, and each category contains several sub-games. Former Alcoholics are preferred because they know how the game goes, and hence are better qualified to play the supporting role than people who have never played before.
Refresh and try again. I needed to remind myself that Dr. Lists with This Book.
Koju igru igraš? by Eric Berne (4 star ratings)
To jedna z nich. However, the description of the games themselves was where I found the book lacking.
For some reason I found this book a bit creepy.