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Author Baumeister, Roy F.

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

Published New York : Penguin Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  153.8 BAUM    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  153.8 BAUM    AVAILABLE
Physical description 291 p. : 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-278) 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 -- Conclusion : The future of willpower: more gain, less strain (as long as you don't procrastinate).
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.
Other author Tierney, John (John Marion)
Subject Will.
ISBN 9781594203077