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An Exploration Of Willpower (And How To Revive It)

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Anyone who has tried to break a bad habit has experienced the trouble with willpower. You want to stick to your diet, but you find yourself standing at a buffet filled with tempting desserts. Psychologists have been quite interested in understanding why willpower works so poorly.

Life & Happiness With Laura Rowley: How To Boost Willpower

Laura Rowley | Posted 02.11.2012 | Fifty

The holidays are definitely a season of multiple decisions -- gifts and decorations, menus and invitations -- and choice overload can weaken our willp...

More Equality, More Sex?

Posted 11.19.2011 | Women

A recent study takes an utterly unromantic look at sex and love, theorizing that they can be explained by a simple economic model: that sex is a resou...