Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
Publish date: September 1st 2011
Pages no: 291
Edition language: English
, Popular Science
, Self Help
, Personal Development
“When psychologists isolate the personal qualities that predict positive outcomes in life, they consistently find two traits: intelligence and self-control.” Baumeister and Tierney, coauthors of “Rediscovering The greatest human strength: Willpower” second that.” So far researchers still haven’t lea...
Anyone who knows me knows what I think of the field of psychology in general as a "science," let alone my opinion when it comes to the self-help genre, which is why I'm really surprised that Willpower is not only one of the best books I've read all year, but one of my favorite pieces of nonfiction w...
Excellent, thoughtful, and very helpful. Clearly written and good advice, with practical applications and a lot of interesting research to back-up conclusions. Highly recommended!
Far better researched than the average self-help book, and far more readable and useful than the average science book. I recommend it to anyone who wants to understand willpower, habit formation, or dieting better.
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