The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
Avery Publishing Group, 2011 - 275 עמודים
The first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity.
After years of watching her students struggling with their choices, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., realized that much of what people believe about willpower is actually sabotaging their success. Committed to sharing what the scientific community already knew about self-control, McGonigal created a course called "The Science of Willpower" for Stanford University's Continuing Studies Program. The course was an instant hit and spawned the hugely successful Psychology Today blog with the same name.
Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, McGonigal's book explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters. Readers will learn:
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LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - Kassilem - LibraryThing
This book was a nice one to read after the last book my family club read, The Power of Habit. In the other one you learned the benefits, traps and how’s of habits. Here you learn how to keep that new ... קרא סקירה מלאה
LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - jaden - LibraryThing
One of the most useful lessons is that willpower is like a muscle and can get worn out. This has changed my entire perspective when planning how to get things done, especially when I know they'll take ... קרא סקירה מלאה