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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 153.8 .B347w (Text) 37814002485655 NON-FICTION Book None 12/06/2011 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1594203075
  • ISBN: 9781594203077
  • Physical Description: 291 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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).
Summary, etc.:
The authors review the latest research to report key findings on willpower and offer practical advice for increasing it.
Subject: Will.
Self-control
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