Meet the Author: Carol Tarvis
NYC Skeptics' Meet the Author series presents,b> CSI Fellow Carol Tavris, co-author of Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts.Т Why is it often so hard to admit mistakes, change our minds, or give up a wrong belief? What blocks us from even being aware that we are wrong and might need to change? Our cognitive biases and blind spots help us sleep at night, but they can also have disastrous consequences.Т Carol Tarvis is a social psychologist, lecturer, and writer. Her books include Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion and The Mismeasure of Woman. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, a member of the editorial board of Psychological Science in the Public Interest, and a fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry.
Monday, May 5, 7:00 p.m.
SLC Conference Center (352 7th Ave 16th Fl.)
Sponsored by NYC Skeptics.