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The (honest) truth about dishonesty : how we lie to everyone--especially others

Author: Dan Ariely
Publisher: New York : Harper : An imprint of HarperCollins, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Dan Ariely, behavioral economist and the "New York Times "bestselling author of "The Upside of Irrationality "and "Predictably Irrational," examines the contradictory forces that drive us to cheat and keep us honest.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Ariely
ISBN: 9780062183590 0062183591 9780007477326 0007477325 9780062196347 0062196340
OCLC Number: 788423572
Description: xiii, 285, [2] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Why is dishonesty so interesting? --
Testing the simple model of rational crime (SMORC) --
Fun with the fudge factor --
Golf --
Blinded by our own motivations --
Why we blow it when we're tired --
Why wearing fake makes us cheat more --
Cheating ourselves --
Creativity and dishonesty : we are all storytellers --
Cheating as an infection : how we catch the dishonesty germ --
Collaborative cheating : why two heads aren't necessarily better than one --
A semioptimistic ending : people don't cheat enough!
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Fascinating and provocative, Ariely's The Truth About Dishonesty is an insightful and brilliantly researched take on cheating, deception and willpower. Internationally bestselling author Ariely pulls  Read more...

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`Anyone who lies should read this book. And those who claim not to tell lies are liars. So they should read this book too. This is a fascinating, learned, and funny book that will make you a better Read more...

 
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