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Title:
Out of character : the surprising truths about the liar, cheat, sinner (and saint) lurking in all of us
Author:
DeSteno, David.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Crown Publishers, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
259 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
A discussion of the unconscious psychological forces that cause people to become susceptible to negative behaviors explains how undesirable character traits and a tendency toward unhealthy vices can be overcome.
Language:
English
Contents:
Saints and sinners: the mental battle that defines our character -- Hypocrisy vs. morality: why no one should throw stones -- Soul mate or playmate: what makes Mr. or Ms. Right go wrong -- From pride to hubris: the deadliest of the seven sins? -- Compassionate or cruel?: looking into the mirror of the human soul -- Fairness and trust: the surprising elasticity of the golden rule -- Playing it safe vs. taking a gamble: risk, reward, and ruin -- Tolerance vs. bigotry: why sometimes we just can't help hating "them" -- True colors: understanding and managing the spectrum of character.
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ISBN:
9780307717757
Format :
Book

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