Andy’s Quick Hits (158): The four strategies of self-deception

In a world of alternative facts this paper by Marchi and Newen of Ruhr-University Bochum is insightful. They analyse and clarify different forms of self-deception. Of note is that self-deception is a natural process and can, in the short-term, have benefits to an individual by protecting self-identity and keeping motivation active, for example. However, the authors also note it is…

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