Willpower : rediscovering the greatest human strength / Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney.
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Summary:The authors review the latest research to report key findings on willpower and offer practical advice for increasing it.
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|Baker County Library||153.8 .B347w (Text)||37814002485655||NON-FICTION||Book||None||12/06/2011||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1594203075
- ISBN: 9781594203077
- Physical Description: 291 pages ; 25 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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 vs. self-control -- The perfect storm of dieting -- Conclusion : The future of willpower: more gain, less strain (as long as you don't procrastinate).
The authors review the latest research to report key findings on willpower and offer practical advice for increasing it.
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