The Resource Mistakes were made (but not by me) : why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts, Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson

Mistakes were made (but not by me) : why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts, Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson

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Mistakes were made (but not by me) : why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts
Title
Mistakes were made (but not by me)
Title remainder
why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts
Statement of responsibility
Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains how and why we create fictions that absolve us of responsibility and restore our belief in our intelligence, moral rectitude, and correctness; assesses the potential repercussions of such a course of action; and reveals how it can be overcome
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tavris, Carol
Dewey number
153
Index
index present
LC call number
  • BF337.C63
  • LD571
LC item number
  • T38 2007
  • .B743 no.642
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Aronson, Elliot
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  • Cognitive dissonance
  • Self-deception
  • Fouten
  • Vergissingen
  • Rechtvaardiging
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Mistakes were made (but not by me) : why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts, Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-276) and index
Contents
Cognitive dissonance: the engine of self-justification -- Pride and prejudice-- and other blind spots -- Memory, the self-justifying historian -- Good intentions, bad science: the closed loop of clinical judgment -- Law and disorder -- Love's assassin: self-justification in marriage -- Wounds, rifts, and wars -- Letting go and owning up
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 292 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036705564
Label
Mistakes were made (but not by me) : why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts, Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-276) and index
Contents
Cognitive dissonance: the engine of self-justification -- Pride and prejudice-- and other blind spots -- Memory, the self-justifying historian -- Good intentions, bad science: the closed loop of clinical judgment -- Law and disorder -- Love's assassin: self-justification in marriage -- Wounds, rifts, and wars -- Letting go and owning up
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 292 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036705564

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