Harnessing the Power of Prosocial Emotions for Our Future Selves
In his new book, David DeSteno explores how certain prosocial emotions, such as gratitude, compassion, and pride, can help us succeed in life when things like rationality and willpower power fall short.
Research on How Self-Control Works Could Help You Stick with New Year’s Resolutions
Could your resolution resilience use a little scientific research to back it up? A new study suggests practice can help your self-control — but don't push it too far.
The Only Way to Keep Your Resolutions
Willpower is for chumps. Here’s what actually works.
Gray Matter, The New York Times
“Strongest Evidence Yet” for Ego Depletion — the Idea That Self-Control Is a Limited Resource
It’s not easy to weigh the evidence for and against, but perhaps the science is tipping back in favor of ego depletion.
British Psychological Society Research Digest
How Richard Thaler’s ‘Simple Insights’ Led to a Nobel Prize
Katherine Milkman discusses the awarding of the Nobel Prize to behavioral economist Richard Thaler.
Can You Have More Willpower?
An interview with Roy Baumeister, one of the world’s leading researchers on willpower and self-control.
The Huffington Post
Emotional Intelligence for Success
What underlies success? Self-control, according to psychology professor David DeSteno. But why are we still so bad it?
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