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

Author: Carol Tavris; Elliot Aronson
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, [2015], ©2007.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Tavris; Elliot Aronson
ISBN: 0151010986 9780151010981 9780544574786 0544574788
OCLC Number: 1113930140
Notes: Revised edition of the authors' Mistakes were made (but not by me), 2007.
Description: xiv, 378 pages ; 21 cm
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.
Responsibility: Carol Tavris & Elliot Aronson.

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