Carol Tavris on Mistakes, Justification, and Cognitive Dissonance

Sean Carroll’s Mindscape | 4 July 2018 | 1h 11m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Social psychologist Carol Tavris on the ideas in “Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me),” which explores the effect that cognitive dissonance has on how we think. Discusses the process by which people justify the mistakes that they make, and how that leads to everything from false memories to political polarization.