Mistakes Were Made (but Not By Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, And Hurtful Acts

deCarol Tavris, Elliot AronsonLu parMarsha Mercant

|anglais
20 octobre 2015|
Mistakes Were Made (but Not By Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, And Hurtful Acts de Carol Tavris
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Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? Why the endless marital quarrels over who is right? Why can we see hypocrisy in others but not in ourselves? Are we all liars? Or do we really believe the stories we tell?

In this terrifically insightful and engaging audiobook, renowned social psychologists Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson take a compelling look at how the brain is wired for self-justification. When we make mistakes, we must calm the cognitive dissonance that jars our feelings of self-worth. And so we create fictions that absolve us of responsibility, restoring our belief that we are smart, moral, and right—a belief that often keeps us on a course that is dumb, immoral, and wrong.

Backed by years of research, Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) offers a fascinating explanation of self-deception—how it works, the harm it can cause, and how we can overcome it. Be advised: You will never be able to shun blame quite so casually again.

Carol Tavris is a social psychologist, lecturer, and writer whose books include Anger and The Mismeasure of Woman. She has written on psychological topics for the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Scientific American, and many other publications. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psy...
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Titre :Mistakes Were Made (but Not By Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, And Hurtful Acts
Format :Livre audio (CD)
Dimensions de l'article :5.5 X 6.5 X 1.13 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :5.5 X 6.5 X 1.13 po
Publié le :20 octobre 2015
Publié par :Brilliance Audio
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781511325707

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