Building the Self‐Control Muscle

An earlier blog (Self‐Control as a Finite Resource, wwww.attud.org) discussed research that found practicing self‐control on Task A makes it harder to exert self‐control on Task B (Psychol Bulletin 136:495, 2010). In that blog I suggested this results implies that when trying to stop smoking, you should not try to also diet, exercise more, etc. […]

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