Why Is Self-Control So Hard?
Lecture no. 11 from the course: Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior
Taught by Professor Mark Leary | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Turn now to a puzzling human behavior with important ramifications for everyday life: the difficulty of practicing self-control. In this intriguing lecture, examine the dual-motive conflict at the heart of self-control failures; explore research-tested ways to resist temptation; and investigate the topic of self-control strength, commonly known as willpower.