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Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts

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Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they make mistakes? Why the endless marital quarrels over who is right? Why can we see hypocrisy in others but not in ourselves? Are we all liars? Or do we really believe the stories we tell? Renowned social psychologists Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson take a compelling look into how the brain is wired for self-justification. When we make mistakes, we must calm the cognitive dissonance that jars our feelings of ...

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Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts
2020, Pinter & Martin Ltd., London

ISBN-13: 9781780666952

3rd revised edition

Paperback

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
2015, Mariner Books

ISBN-13: 9780544574786

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts
2015, Pinter & Martin Ltd., London

ISBN-13: 9781780662657

3rd Revised edition

Paperback

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
2015, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781511325707

Audiobook CD

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
2014, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781491514139

MP3 format

Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts
2013, Pinter & Martin Ltd., London

ISBN-13: 9781780660356

2nd edition

Paperback

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
2012, Brilliance Audio, Grand Haven, Michigan

ISBN-13: 9781469280998

Library edition

Audiobook CD

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
2008, Harvest Books

ISBN-13: 9780156033909

Trade paperback

Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts
2008, Pinter & Martin Ltd., London

ISBN-13: 9781905177219

Paperback

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
2007, Houghton Mifflin

ISBN-13: 9780151010981

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