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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roy F Baumeister; John Tierney
|Description:||291 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Is willpower more than a metaphor? --
Where does the power in willpower come from? --
A brief history of the to-do list, from God to Drew Carey --
Decision fatigue --
Where have all the dollars gone? The quantified self knows --
Can willpower be strengthened? (Preferably without feeling David Blaine's pain) --
Outsmarting yourself in the heart of darkness --
Did a higher power help Eric Clapton and Mary Karr stop drinking? --
Raising strong children : self-esteem versus self-control --
The perfect storm of dieting --
Conclusion : The future of willpower: more gain, less strain (as long as you don't procrastinate).
|Responsibility:||Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney.|
The authors review the latest research to report key findings on willpower and offer practical advice for increasing it.
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