Mistakes were made (but not by me) : why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts / Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson.
- ISBN: 0151010986
- ISBN: 9780151010981
- Physical Description: 292 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, c2007.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
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.
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