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Title:
Willpower : rediscovering the greatest human strength
Author:
Baumeister, Roy F.
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Publication Information:
New York : Penguin Press, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
291 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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 vs. self-control -- The perfect storm of dieting -- Conclusion : The future of willpower: more gain, less strain (as long as you don't procrastinate).
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ISBN:
9781594203077
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Book

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