This is a though-provoking presentation by Dan Ariely, author of the bestseller Predictably Irrational. Ariely is a behavioral economist who holds a fascination with “how emotional states, moral codes and peer pressure affect our ability to make rational and often extremely important decisions in our daily lives.” In this Ted Talk, he examines the hidden reasons we think it’s OK to sometimes cheat or steal, illustrating it with experiments that he conducted.

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