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Mistakes were made (but not by me) : why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts  Cover Image Book Book

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

Tavris, Carol. (Author). Aronson, Elliot. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0151010986
  • ISBN: 9780151010981
  • Physical Description: 292 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, c2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
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.
Subject: Cognitive dissonance.
Self-deception.

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Coldwater Branch 153 TAV (Text) 35401424599974 Non-Fiction Available -


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