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Title:
The willpower instinct : how self-control works, why it matters, and what you can do to get more of it
Author:
McGonigal, Kelly.
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Publication Information:
New York : Avery, [2012]

©2012
Physical Description:
275 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
I will, I won't, I want : what willpower is, and why it matters -- The willpower instinct : your body was born to resist cheesecake -- Too tired to resist : why self-control is like a muscle -- License to sin : why being good gives us permission to be bad -- The brain's big lie : why we mistake wanting for happiness -- What the hell : how feeling bad leads to giving in -- Putting the future on sale : the economics of instant gratification -- Infected! why willpower is contagious -- Don't read this chapter : the limits of "I won't" power -- Final thoughts.
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ISBN:
9781583334386
Format :
Book