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They behaved even less aggressively than people „without a mirror.” „Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength” by Roy F. Baumeister, John Tierney
In order to remember everyday things, use intentions implementation with when, if, and then. There’s a study of epilepsy sufferers who were having trouble being regular with their medication regimen. They were given an “if, when, then” statement to make, such as, “If it’s eight o’clock in the morning and I’ve finished brushing my teeth, […]
Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength – by Roy F. Baumeister, John Tierney
The Restraint Bias: How the Illusion of Self-Restraint Promotes Impulsive Behavior” from Psychological Science, Volume 20 Issue 12, Pages 1523 – 1528
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… for a reward than children who thought about sad things or rewards during the test. Children with cheerful thoughts were able to think about: „You can also think about singing songs, or playing with toys, or anything that is fun to think of. ” Children in the sad group thought: „You can also think […]