TEDTalks - Dan Ariely: Why we think it's OK to Cheat and Steal (sometimes)
About this talk: Behavioral economist Dan Ariely studies the bugs in our moral code: the hidden reasons we think it's OK to cheat or steal (sometimes). Clever studies help make his point that we're predictably irrational -- and can be influenced in ways we can't grasp.
Time 16:23 minutes; Filmed February 2009; Posted on TED: March 2009
About Dan Ariely: It's become increasingly obvious that the dismal science of economics is not as firmly grounded in actual behavior as was once supposed. In "Predictably Irrational," Dan Ariely tells us why.
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