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I Am Amused By Human Behavior

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    Question - I have noticed a unique

    characteristic of some people. They will watch you come toward them from a distance, and even make eye contact, but as soon as you acknowledge them with a simple greeting, they will abandon their gaze and walk right by as though you are not even there? I find that to be soooo...
    Tmac729 Tmac729 46-50 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    Last Night.

    Last night the urge to pee woke me up at two in the morning. I had fallen asleep on the couch. I enter the bathroom, which just happens to be next to the bedroom. I didn't turn on the light. I sat on the toilet and finished my business. I sit for a moment longer just to be sure...
    littlegirl845 littlegirl845 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 18, 2013

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    My fascination with the Human Behavior (& Humans) is like a never ending quest with so many questions left unanswered. Who is an interesting person is a question I have been...
    Tien101 Tien101 18-21 3 Responses Jul 28

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    We admire elephants in part because they demonstrate what we consider the finest human traits: empathy, self-awareness, and social intelligence. But the way we treat them puts on...
    Heart39 Heart39 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 11

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    I especially love when human behavior clearly contradicts the stories people tell about themselves.
    gothette gothette 26-30, F 12 Responses Jul 24

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    I don't know if it is better to say that "I am fascinated by human behavior" or that "I am a stalker" haha. I really enjoy just watching people. Watching what they do when they...
    heapograss heapograss 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Just when I get excited about technology and how it's making lives easier, I hear of another abuse by sociopaths. I was reading about 'electronic pick pocketing'. Spookey. I...
    exmarinebusinessman exmarinebusinessman 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Psychology majors study human behavior. Kindly please stop asking if we can read your minds. We are not psychic or fortune tellers :)
    chynnese chynnese 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I am a high school teacher and a part-time college professor. I teach advanced undergraduate psychology courses. For example; abnormal and forensic psychology courses. I love...
    bethanyinusa bethanyinusa 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    For those who haven't seen the course “Human Behavioral Biology” by Stanford professor Robert Sapolsky check it out. Here is the first lecture. https://www.youtube.com...
    dactylion dactylion 26-30 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Right is wrong is right: the complex..and the sublime end I narrated the simple part of the story. Well lets say, from here onwards ‘the story’ itself is very simple and it...
    swashochi swashochi 36-40, F Jul 26

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    I have always been curious as to why people do what they do. i often feel like im standing outside the box looking in. i profile all these people and they fit neatly into the...
    bmiller1989 bmiller1989 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    For as long as I can remember, I've been fascinated by how the human psyche operates. I think I could easily sit through countless Psychology classes and still feel like there is...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm fascinated by humans in general. Like the range of bodies and personalities and quirks and vices... such a variety of humans! :)
    MrsApple MrsApple 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I enjoy observing others behavior, body language, and environments. At the same time it excites me to not fully understand them and creates an unexplained thrill.
    ElleFarah ElleFarah 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Why do I keep falling in love with strangers? It's not even lust... It's a full blown obsession. I'll think of a person for a week or even months. I'll spin a million fantasies and...
    MalumGreal MalumGreal 18-21 13 Responses Jul 29

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    I can not wait to study psychology but for now doing behavioral experiments on my boyfriend and dog help me pass the time
    Alliemakallie Alliemakallie 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    We are people watchers. It is fascinating to watch others when they don't realize they are being watched. Casinos and Clubs are favorite places to observe behavior that is less...
    GreenBlueEyes GreenBlueEyes 41-45 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Have you ever experienced it? You know....that feeling.......when something which is bracketed as 'wrong' and you do the thing feeling confident that its 'right'? Well after all...
    swashochi swashochi 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    Isn't it strange that we are all people, not just 'humans'? Each and every one of us is unique and I think that's great! We all have the right to be ourselves and to be accepted in...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 25

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    Certain NEEDS are crucial for human survival - Food, clothing, shelter, education n most importantly THE NEED TO BELONG Over the years I have realised that I have always been an...
    Tien101 Tien101 18-21 6 Responses Jul 25

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    I love seeing a lot of sweet and geniunely nice responses here on ep. They arent afraid to express solicitude. It makes me think that there is still hope for humanity! Thanks EP
    greyxx greyxx 13-15, F Aug 1

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    We each have our idiosyncrasies which make us who we are and human. There is a fascination to be beheld because we each adapt our behaviour to the stimuli we receive. I am a...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    The sweet magic of praise: “Tart words make no friends; a spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar,” said Benjamin Franklin, stressing the fact that...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 6

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    we are a great zoo, we all are special human being, everyone with own skills and peculiarities and eccentricities. We are a great zoo that we can look at marveling every time
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    “It is quite possible--overwhelmingly probable, one might guess--that we will always learn more about human life and personality from novels than from scientific psychology...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 7 Responses Aug 9

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    Nothing else can give me that feelings what I get when I encounter a Human. I always get amazed by Peoples act specially children reaction to anything!
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I just recently watched the documentary "MissRepresentation" on Netflix. I definitely recommend it. It explains so clearly the battle of the human race for 100% equality, not only...
    okjackie okjackie 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Been reading one of my textbooks about the mind and development all night, the human mind is truly an incredible thing.
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    If you're in a crappy mood and hate everything and everyone, why invite yourself out to lunch and ruin it for everyone else? Selfish.
    Chaosforthefly Chaosforthefly 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 21

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    I just finished reading up on a few studies about happy people. Apparently, each happy friend a person has increases that person's probability of being happy by about nine percent...
    staciej18 staciej18 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    Men and women as we know are wired differently. Having been in a few long term relationships I have noticed men when under stress will try and isolate or push you away, I used to...
    caitc1378 caitc1378 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 22

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    I read an article about why women prefer funny guys over the ones who aren't funny. It had a few valid points in my opinion like they can elevate the mood, they are confident etc...
    Tien101 Tien101 18-21 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Nudity. Why? Degrading? Art? Privacy? Liberated? Lonely? Self awareness? ...
    cheffAri cheffAri 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Please talk to me I was having a party with my best mates we are all in our 20's but when we were sleeping because we were really tired I felt something on my penis I woke up and...
    lolman69 lolman69 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    My aunt told me not to trust people and I trusted her.
    Heaventohell1 Heaventohell1 18-21 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Are we what we have done or what we choose to be?
    Pinkyschwear23 Pinkyschwear23 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 23

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    I would love to be able to read people's minds because sometimes I really struggle to understand why they do things, why they change, why they act the way they do..
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 14 Responses Jul 24

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    I am what you might call an observer. I don't really participate in anything nor do I really talk that much. I find it fascinating when people do things when they think no one's...
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 24

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    Choice. It may sound like a simple 6 letter word which you might find in most of the common English Dictionaries. But, how many of us realize that this 6 letter word can define an...
    Tien101 Tien101 18-21 4 Responses Jul 25

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    Ever watch moths flying around an electrical zapper? We're just big moths flying around in our world .... .....zap!
    Lifeisacaveat Lifeisacaveat 56-60, M Jul 25

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    I hate to quote Radiohead and sound like a douche, but what other "weird creatures...lock up their spirits, poke holes in themselves, and live for their secrets."
    rasputinoob rasputinoob 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    so last night I was riding my bicycle down the road and these two hot chicks passed by me in a grey SUV. one of them leans out the passenger side window and screams at me at the...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 4 Responses Jul 27

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    My favourite group to read is "I live in a sexless marriage" it's so interesting how sexual incompatibility can ruin a relationship.
    Lebby11 Lebby11 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    fascinated and disturbed at the same time.
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Why is it that people will choose to act in an aggressive manner to get what they want and yet when you express it won't be tolerated they act like a cat rubbing up against a...
    caitc1378 caitc1378 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Women and their dogs. Does anyone know if it is illegal for a women to receive oral stimulation from a dog if the dog hasn't been forced into the activity? Is this considered...
    Peeonme69 Peeonme69 46-50, F 12 Responses Jul 27

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