Self-perceived successful weight regulators are less affected by self-regulatory depletion in the domain of eating behavior.

@article{Friese2015SelfperceivedSW,
  title={Self-perceived successful weight regulators are less affected by self-regulatory depletion in the domain of eating behavior.},
  author={Malte Friese and Mich{\`e}le Engeler and Arnd Florack},
  journal={Eating behaviors},
  year={2015},
  volume={16},
  pages={5-8}
}
Weight loss and maintenance goals are highly prevalent in many affluent societies, but many weight regulators are not successful in the long term. Research started to reveal psychological mechanisms that help successful weight regulators in being successful. In the present study, we tested the assumption that these mechanisms facilitate successful self-regulation particularly under conditions of self-regulatory depletion. Participants exerted or did not exert self-control in a first task before… CONTINUE READING