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Carol Tavris is the writer, teacher, lecturer and co-author (with Elliot Aronson) of "Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts", which appeared in… Read more

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In her recent book, Barbara Ehrenreich takes on the excesses, delusions and unsupported promises of the positive-thinking movement, tracking both its naive and its corrupt manifestations in the worlds of health, business, religion and psychology.In her recent book, Ehrenreich takes on the excesses, delusions and unsupported promises of the positive-thinking movement.

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Carol Tavris is the writer, teacher, lecturer and co-author (with Elliot Aronson) of "Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts", which appeared in paperback in 2008. Tavris is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a Charter Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. She has been awarded with the 2014 Media Achievement Award from SPSP and an honorary doctorate from Simmons college in 2013 as well as many other honors.
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