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Mastering Self-Control

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  • Date Published: September 2021
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108791755

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  • Grounded in nearly a century of scientific research, Mastering Self Control is an academic 'how to' in the mastery of self control. Though most of us have an acute awareness of the goals we want to achieve, we have little insight into how we respond to questions central to successful goal attainment. What is a realistic goal? Can we turn intentions to actions? Why do we need a support system? It is within this context that this volume identifies a series of actionable strategies to push readers to master self-control and consequently optimize goal progress.

    • Highlights key principles of self-control and goal pursuit
    • Explains the foundational concepts and seminal research across many disciplines that define the domain of self control
    • Encourages practical steps toward improving self control based on academic research, rather than personal opinion
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    ‘Professor Clarkson effectively bridges the gap between physiological and evidence-based behavioral solutions. The book gives realistic action items to employ every day for long-term, sustainable change. It is a must-read for anyone looking to truly understand and create the most effective holistic approach for a healthy lifestyle.’ Chris Powell, Host and Trainer of ABC’s ‘Extreme Weight Loss’

    ‘This is a thoroughly researched and engaging manual to help people reach their most valued goals. Full of both long-established and recently uncovered insights from cognitive science, athletic performance studies, and the treatment of addiction, the book offers a comprehensive guide to developing and maintaining optimal pathways to success.’ Daniel C. Molden, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Social Psychology Graduate Program, Northwestern University, USA

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    Product details

    • Date Published: September 2021
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108791755
    • length: 200 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.31kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. Fuel yourself
    2. Incentivize yourself
    3. Defining success
    4. Being realistic
    5. Intentions to actions
    6. Benchmark progress
    7. Support the self
    8. Maintain, maintain, maintain.

  • Author

    Joshua John Clarkson, University of Cincinnati
    Joshua John Clarkson is a consumer psychologist and full Professor of Marketing in the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati, USA. He is also the founder of Consumer Insights, LLC.

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