Why Can't We Admit When We're Wrong?

Sep 3, 2018

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This is a rebroadcast of an earlier show (original air date Juyl 24, 2018); no calls will be taken.

Why is it so difficult to admit when we are wrong? Our panel offers insights into why owning up to a mistake is so very hard for most people to do, and how this relates to conflict and divisiveness in today’s society.


Julie Longua Peterson, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, women’s and gender studies program director, University of New England

Jordan LaBouff, Ph.D., associate professor, psychology and honors, University of Maine