The art of self-deception is practised by many of us, but how does cognitive dissonance work? ASK pre-eminent social psychologists and experts Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson.
Dr Carol Tavris is a renowned public intellectual, social psychologist, writer and lecturer who specializes in the topics of cognitive dissonance, critical thinking, feminism and the dangers of pseudoscience.
Dr Elliot Aronson is one of the world's most respected social psychologists. Among his areas of expertise are cognitive dissonance, social influence, conformity and prejudice.