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About the Author

Suzanne L. Davis, Ph.D., is a research psychologist, consultant, author, and blogger. She loves the idea of combining psychological and experimental fiction and thought. Her novels are largely character-driven and focus on the psychology of her characters. No paranormal or fantasy here. Just stories about the most amazing creatures - human beings - and how they think and behave in everyday life. Suzanne believes there is brilliance in the ordinary.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 56 pages
  • Publisher: Mindgame Books (October 25, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0578094460
  • ISBN-13: 978-0578094465
  • Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.1 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (379 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,095,709 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Suzanne L. Davis is a Social Psychologist, consultant, and author who studies the most fascinating creatures on the planet: human beings. Suzanne writes about how people think and behave in everyday life, because sometimes there is brilliance in the ordinary. She is the author of "Ten Interesting Things About Human Behavior" and "Me or Whatever," a work of experimental psychological fiction about a Gen-Xer who barely survives the 90s.

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45 of 47 people found the following review helpful By Mei on February 18, 2012
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This book has only 405 locations, so it takes no more than half an hour or so to read. There are 10 chapters in this book, all chapters are about human behouviour. There are examples of behaviour in each chapter that you will recognise from your own life, making this book more appealing than a book with just the theory.

A few examples of the subjects:
-chapter 1 explains how changing your behaviour can change your attitude. This chapter explaines that when your behaviour and your believes don't match, your brain finds a solution, namely: changing your attitude.
-chapter 2 clarifies that it's normal for people to be inconsistent
-chapter 5 makes clear how tabloids and reality shows can make us feel better about ourselves
-chapter 8 shows us how we use double-standards when we judge ourselves relative to others
-chapter 9 explains how why airtravel brings out weird and rude behaviour.

There are 10 chapters in total in this book, so there are more subjects in this book than the ones I mentioned above. There is a extensive list of references at the end of the book. This book explains some human behaviour in a understandable and lively way. This book is very short though, and I would have liked it to be much longer. This book is a easy and fun read that will entertain and teach you about human behaviour at the same time. Recommended for everyone.
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Rebecca of Amazon HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on March 29, 2012
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Suzanne Davis has created a small book of interesting facts about human behavior. You don't need to be a psychologist to understand this book. It is very simple and explains various behaviors that are common in life. Some of the things discussed include: cognitive dissonance, false dilemmas, body language, downward social comparison and the actor-observer effect. After reading this book you will understand why people act so terribly at airports or why we feel a smug happiness when we see famous people failing in life. If you have thirty minutes this is well worth your time.

~The Rebecca Review
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Roxanne Crouse on February 21, 2013
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I'm a writer so I got this to better understand what drives people and did find some interesting info. It's a short read which for me was a good thing. I hate books that go on and on about info you don't really need and pepper in here and there what you do need. This book got straight to the point with no fluff. I really enjoyed chapter 2 Human beings can be inconsistent and I may use that idea in a future story.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Joseph on February 17, 2014
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Davis has offered more theory and personal opinion in this book than actual scientific research based evidence. I am very disappointed that anyone would put together a book about Human Behavior without knowledge of, education on, or performing extensive research in the field on this subject. Davis claims in this book that people can't be read; however, we read people everywhere everyday. Why does the guy on the corner make you feel uneasy, without ever speaking a word? How do you know your friend is sad just by the way the look? How are you able to tell you are being lied to by someone you know? It's not coincidence, it's body language we as humans learn to read.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on April 25, 2014
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This book tells it like it is . I would recommend this book to anyone who wants the honest truth about body language
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Marianty Mavros on December 20, 2014
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I was disappointed about the lack of depth and analysis in this book. I interpret the fact that the book is free is the author trying to share education. I think that it could peak a teenager's interest in psychology, but if you actually have advanced education in the subject AVOID this to save yourself time and frustration.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By CatherineRenee on May 8, 2014
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I feel as if the author was very biased. She had barley any empirical references, and when she did, she only mentioned names of behavioral psychologists. If you decide to read this book, please read it carefully and take everything you read lightly. If you decide to gain more information, it is best to read the studies from the authors reference page (if you can find it). But hey, it was a free book....
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Elizabeth on April 16, 2013
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Lovely insight of bodily language which one would think it to be an everyday event be free to communicate and let not it fester in your life. You only live once!
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