How many times a day do you lie, cheat, or steal?
If you’re like most people, you might say, with some pride, you never lie, cheat or steal.
That’s a lie.
Psychology and behavioral economics professor Dan Ariely says we all do it. Thing is, we almost all do it just a little, not enough to ruin our self-image of being a good, honest person.
In his 2012 book The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty Ariely explained the science behind our misbehaviors.
So here now, from 2012, Dan Ariely.
Dan Ariely, who is 56 now, has taught at Duke University since 2008.
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