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Willpower : rediscovering the greatest human strength

Author: Roy F Baumeister; John Tierney
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws on a landmark study linking willpower to glucose levels, identifying the pivotal roles of healthy eating and sleeping in achieving personal goals while outlining strategic recommendations for establishing self-control habits.
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Baumeister, Roy F.
Willpower.
New York : Penguin Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011013944
(OCoLC)748092465
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy F Baumeister; John Tierney
ISBN: 9781101540893 1101540893 9781101543771 1101543779 9780141961644 0141961643
OCLC Number: 756643966
Description: 1 online resource
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.

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Draws on a landmark study linking willpower to glucose levels, identifying the pivotal roles of healthy eating and sleeping in achieving personal goals while outlining strategic recommendations for establishing self-control habits.

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