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The Resource Willpower : rediscovering the greatest human strength, Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney

Willpower : rediscovering the greatest human strength, Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney

Label
Willpower : rediscovering the greatest human strength
Title
Willpower
Title remainder
rediscovering the greatest human strength
Statement of responsibility
Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney
Title variation
Willpower
Title variation remainder
the rediscovery of humans greatest strength
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The authors review the latest research to report key findings on willpower and offer practical advice for increasing it
Summary
Draws on a landmark study linking willpower to glucose levels, identifying the pivotal roles of healthy eating and sleeping in achieving personal goals while outlining strategic recommendations for establishing self-control habits
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Writing style
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10012105
Cataloging source
DLC
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Baumeister, Roy F
Dewey number
153.8
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Tierney, John
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True
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  • Will
  • Self-control
Target audience
adult
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the rediscovery of humans' greatest strength
Label
Willpower : rediscovering the greatest human strength, Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 versus self-control -- The perfect storm of dieting -- The future of willpower : more gain, less strain (as long as you don't procrastinate)
Control code
ocn707969124
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
291 p.
Isbn
9781594203077
Lccn
2011013944
System control number
(OCoLC)707969124
Label
Willpower : rediscovering the greatest human strength, Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 versus self-control -- The perfect storm of dieting -- The future of willpower : more gain, less strain (as long as you don't procrastinate)
Control code
ocn707969124
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
291 p.
Isbn
9781594203077
Lccn
2011013944
System control number
(OCoLC)707969124

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