The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone--Especially Ourselves

  • 336 pages
  • 0062183613
  • Anglais
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The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone--Especially Ourselves

ד Format Kindle Read ॅ The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone--Especially Ourselves № ePUB Author Dr Dan Ariely ᓍ Ariely raises the bar for everyone In the increasingly crowded field of popular cognitive science and behavioral economics, he writes with an unusual combination of verve and sagacity Washington Post I thought Arielys book was an outstanding encapsulation of the good hearted and easygoing moral climate of the age David Brooks, the New York Times The best selling authors creativity is evident throughout A lively tour through the impulses that cause many of us to cheat, the book offers especially keen insights into the ways in which we cut corners while still thinking of ourselves as moral people Time.com Captivating and astute In his characteristic spry, cheerful style, Ariely delves deep into the conundrum of human dis honesty in the hopes of discovering ways to help us control our behavior and improve our outcomes Publishers Weekly Dan Ariely ingeniously and delightfully teases out how people balance truthfulness with cheating to create a reality out of wishful blindness reality Youll develop a deeper understanding of your own personal ethicsand those of everybody you know Mehmet Oz, MD Vice Chair and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University and host of The Dr Oz Show Anyone who lies should read this book And those who claim not to tell lies are liars So they sould read this book too This is a fascinating, learned, and funny book that will make you a better person A.J Jacobs, author of The Year of Living Biblically and Drop Dead Healthy I was shocked at how prevalent mild cheating was and how much harmful it can be, cumulatively, compared to outright fraud This is Dan Arielys most interesting and most useful book Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan Through a remarkable series of experiments, Ariely presents a convincing case Required reading for politicians and Wall Street executives BooklistDan 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, in this groundbreaking look at the way we behave The Honest Truth About Dishonesty.From ticket fixing in our police departments to test score scandals in our schools, from our elected leaders extra marital affairs to the Ponzi schemes undermining our economy, cheating and dishonesty are ubiquitous parts of our national news cycleand inescapable parts of the human condition.Drawing on original experiments and research, in the vein of Freakonomics, The Tipping Point, and Survival of the Sickest, Ariely revealshonestlywhat motivates these irrational, but entirely human, behaviors. The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone--Especially Ourselves

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