Why Do We Deceive Ourselves? - RSA

Why Do We Deceive Ourselves?


  • Behaviour change
  • Science

Robert Trivers is Professor of Anthropology and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University.

Robert Trivers addresses the question of why we lie to others, and to our ourselves. Are we doomed to indulge in fantasies, inflate our egos, and show off? Can we correct our own biases? And is it even a good idea to battle self-deception?


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