The (honest) Truth About Dishonesty

The (honest) Truth About Dishonesty

How We Lie to Everyone---especially Ourselves

Book - 2012
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Ariely challenges our preconceptions about dishonesty-- we all cheat, whether it's copying a paper in the classroom, or white lies on our expense accounts. He explores how unethical behavior works in the personal, professional, and political worlds, and how it affects all of use, even as we think of ourselves as having high moral standards.
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780062183590
Branch Call Number: 177.3 ARI NVD
Characteristics: xiii, 285 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm

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pinkysalmon22
Jul 28, 2012

From the chapter "Why Wearing Fakes Makes Us Cheat More":

"Did the presumed fakeness of the product make the women cheat more than they naturally would? Or did the genuine Chloe label make them behave mroe honestly than they would otherwise? In other words, which was more powerful: the negative self-signaling in the fake condition or the positive self-signaling in the authentic condition?"

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