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Out of character : surprising truths about the liar, cheat, sinner (and saint) lurking in all of us

Author: David DeSteno; Piercarlo Valdesolo
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A discussion of the unconscious psychological forces that cause people to become susceptible to negative behaviors explains how undesirable character traits and a tendency toward unhealthy vices can be overcome.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David DeSteno; Piercarlo Valdesolo
ISBN: 9780307717764 0307717763
OCLC Number: 758389050
Notes: Originally published: New York : Crown Archetype, 2011.
Description: 259 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Saints and sinners : the mental battle that defines our character --
Hypocrisy vs. morality : why no one should throw stones --
Soul mate or playmate? : what makes Mr. or Ms. Right go wrong --
From pride to hubris : the deadliest of the seven sins? --
Compassionate or cruel? : looking into the mirror of the human soul --
Fairness and trust : the surprising elasticity of the golden rule --
Playing it safe vs. taking a gamble : risk, reward, and ruin --
Tolerance vs. bigotry : why sometimes we just can't help hating "them" --
True colors? : understanding and managing the spectrum of character.
Other Titles: Surprising truths about the liar, cheat, sinner (and saint) lurking in all of us
Responsibility: David DeSteno and Piercarlo Valdesolo.

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A discussion of the unconscious psychological forces that cause people to become susceptible to negative behaviors explains how undesirable character traits and a tendency toward unhealthy vices can be overcome.

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