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Comment author: Robin_Hanson2 23 November 2006 01:13:05PM 5 points [-]

Psychologists have developed a self-deception test, which includes questions like "Did you ever hate your mother," on the assumption that most everyone did but few want to admit it. See:

Paulhus, Delroy L. "Self-deception and Impression Management in Test Responses." In Angleitner, A. & Wiggins, J. S., Personality assessment Via Questionnaires. New York, NY: Springer, 1986, 143-165.

Perhaps questions like those might be a good part of a rationality test and practice regime .