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Balkrishna Pandey
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Throwback: This Week's TedTalks Spotlight - "We All Cheat, But Just a Little" by Dan Ariely (Feb 2009)

Ever thought about the little irrationalities that drive our decisions every day? Let’s take a fascinating journey back to Feb 2009 with Dan Ariely's TED Talk. It's an intriguing exploration into our "buggy moral code."

A blend of behavioral economics, ethical dilemmas, and personal anecdotes, this talk is perfect for anyone intrigued by the complexities of human nature.

πŸ”— Watch the Talk Here

πŸ” Why This Talk?

  • Uncover the hidden forces behind decision-making through Dan's personal story of recovery and observation in a hospital.
  • Delve into the psychology of cheating - how much do we bend our moral code without breaking our self-image?
  • Explore the balance between intensity and duration of pain, and its surprising relation to everyday choices.

πŸ’¬ Let's Discuss!

  • Have you ever found yourself justifying 'little cheats' in life? What do you think drives these decisions?

Share your thoughts on how moral reminders and societal norms influence our actions.

Dan Ariely's experiments are eye-openers! Have you watched any other TED Talks that changed your perspective on everyday psychology?

Did this talk resonate with you? Let me your thoughts in the comment box below.

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