Ten Interesting Things About Human Behavior is a short, lighthearted look at 10 things human beings do, why we do them, and their significance in our everyday lives. How do we resolve psychological conflict that occurs when our behavior violates our attitudes? Why are we so quick to blame others for their behavior while offering excuses for our own? What should we make of the talking heads on cable TV who argue about the cause of TV violence on children's behavior? Why are reality TV shows, some of which portray contestants as pathetic and dysfunctional, so popular?
Questions like these often provoke different answers from different people, each of whom attributes his or her answers to "common sense."