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

Mistakes Were Made

Authors: Carol Tavris,Elliot Aronson


The truth is, nobody likes to feel wrong or stupid. So, when a mistake is made, you tend to justify and prove that you had no responsibility. Renowned psychologists Tavris and Aronson provide research-backed insights on this issue and how it can be tackled so you will never deceive yourself into thinking you can do no wrong again.

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