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the rediscovery of humans' greatest strength
Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney

Published 2011 by Penguin Press in New York .
Written in English.

Table of 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).

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
BF632 .B292 2011

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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History Created July 26, 2011 · 7 revisions
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May 20, 2012 Edited by Richard H. Mott Added new cover
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