Does Self-Licensing Benefit Self-Regulation Over Time? An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study of Food Temptations

@inproceedings{Prinsen2018DoesSB,
  title={Does Self-Licensing Benefit Self-Regulation Over Time? An Ecological
Momentary Assessment Study of Food Temptations},
  author={Sosja Prinsen and Catharine Evers and Leoniek Wijngaards and Ren{\'e}e van Vliet and Denise T. D. de Ridder},
  booktitle={Personality & social psychology bulletin},
  year={2018}
}
Self-licensing, employing reasons to justify indulgence, may help resolve the conflict between immediate temptations and long-term goals in favor of the former. It was hypothesized that this conflict-resolving potential of self-licensing may benefit self-regulation over time. With a momentary assessment design, we examined how self-licensing affects self… CONTINUE READING