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Customers that suffered to get your product value it more than those that didn't

I am (finally) reading the book Mistakes were made (but not by me) by Carol Travis and Elliot Aronson (affiliate link), which explores why people find it hard to accept responsibility for mistakes. 331 more words

Marketing In Everyday Life

Magic (n.)

There are few things I love more than learning about the history of Cowell College. Tonight was no exception.

This week, we were graced by the presence of some members of the Lifelong Learners program, some of whom were around during the early years of the university. 237 more words

Words Build Stuff Between Us

Words destroy stuff we’ve built

We all know this, don’t we? It’s perfectly obvious.

If words were money (words are definitely not money), we would be aware of our spending to inform or persuade or entertain. 496 more words

Curiosities

Humans of New York: Disidentification

First, an excerpt from my Statement of Purpose for UC Davis’s Teaching Credential / MA Program:

I am drawn to the diversity, race, and equity research opportunities at UC Davis, with a particular interest in stereotype threat and disidentification.

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Blessed (adj.)

The opportunities I am continually blessed with this never cease to astound me.

This evening, I attended a high tea and lecture with some inspiring company: Thomas & Ann Pettigrew, Elliot & Vera Aronson (with Desilu, of course), Lee Ross, Byron Bland, Jonathan & Jennifer Ellis, Ella, Nancy(?), Bob, and Faye. 832 more words

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts


By Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson

Synopsis: Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? 360 more words

Psychology