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Author Tavris, Carol.

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

Imprint Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, c2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    153 TAV    DUE 06-01-20
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 292 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography 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.
Subject Cognitive dissonance.
Self-deception.
Added Author Aronson, Elliot.
ISBN 0151010986
9780151010981 : $25.00

 
    
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