On Integrating the Components of Self-Control.

  title={On Integrating the Components of Self-Control.},
  author={Hiroki Kotabe and Wilhelm Hofmann},
  journal={Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science},
  volume={10 5},
As the science of self-control matures, the organization and integration of its key concepts becomes increasingly important. In response, we identified seven major components or "nodes" in current theories and research bearing on self-control: desire, higher order goal, desire-goal conflict, control motivation, control capacity, control effort, and enactment constraints. To unify these diverse and interdisciplinary areas of research, we formulated the interplay of these components in an… CONTINUE READING

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