Pioneering research psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with "New York Times" science writer John Tierney to revolutionize our understanding of the most coveted human virtue: self-control. Drawing on cutting-edge research and the wisdom of real-life experts, "Willpower" shares lessons on how to focus our strength, resist temptation, and redirect our lives. It shows readers how to be realistic when setting goals, monitor their progress, and how to keep faith when they falter. By blending practical wisdom with the best of recent research science, "Willpower" makes it clear that whatever we seek--from happiness to good health to financial security--we won't reach our goals without first learning to harness self-control.
About the Author :
Roy F Baumeister has contributed to Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength as an author.
Roy F. Baumeister holds the Eppes Eminent Professorship in Psychology at Florida State University, where he is the head of the social psychology graduate program and teaches social psychology to students at all levels. He has taught introductory social psychology to thousands of undergraduate students. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1978, and his teaching and research activities have included appointments at the University of California at Berkeley, Case Western Reserve University, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Virginia, the Max Planck Institute in Munich (Germa
|Title:||Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength||Publisher:||Penguin Books|
|Author:||Roy F Baumeister, John Tierney|
|No. of Pages:||304|
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