The ‘Truth’ About Why We Lie, Cheat And Steal   Leave a comment


Summary: Planet Money interviews Dan Ariely, professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, about his book The Honest Truth About Dishonesty. Ariely notes that most individuals do not conduct their daily affairs on strict cost-benefit analysis but rather tend to cheat, lie, and steal as long as they don’t cross a certain moral threshold.

Original Air Date: June 4, 2012

Length: 8 min

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