Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength

August 28, 2012|
Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy F. Baumeister
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One of the world''s most esteemed and influential psychologists, Roy F. Baumeister, teams with New York Times science writer John Tierney to reveal the secrets of self-control and how to master it.

"Deep and provocative analysis of people''s battle with temptation and masterful insights into understanding willpower: why we have it, why we don''t, and how to build it. A terrific read." —Ravi Dhar, Yale School of Management, Director of Center for Customer Insights


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.
ROY F. BAUMEISTER directs the social psychology program at Florida State University. He has written more than 450 scientific publications and consistently ranks among the world’s most frequently cited psychologists. JOHN TIERNEY writes the “Findings” science column for the New York Times. His writi...
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Title:Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8.39 X 5.5 X 0.81 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.39 X 5.5 X 0.81 in
Published:August 28, 2012
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143122234

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