kitchen table math, the sequel: ego depletion

Thursday, August 26, 2010

ego depletion

The Unbearable Automaticity of Being
John A. Bargh, Tanya L. Chartrand
American Psychologist
1999 Volume 54, Issue 7 (Jul)
Pages 462-479 

Apparently eating radishes instead of available chocolates is a bad idea for any number of reasons.


Debbie Stier said...

Love that!

I have noticed that you have an extraordinary capacity to keep attempting a hard problem, btw.

Anonymous said...

But this is a reason why eating radishes instead of chocolates is a BAD idea! It REDUCES your ability to persist!

Catherine Johnson said...

I meant 'bad'

I must have revised while you were writing your comment!