Taking Stock of Self-Control

@article{Ridder2012TakingSO,
  title={Taking Stock of Self-Control},
  author={D. D. de Ridder and Gerty Lensvelt-Mulders and C. Finkenauer and F. M. Stok and R. Baumeister},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Review},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={76 - 99}
}
Given assertions of the theoretical, empirical, and practical importance of self-control, this meta-analytic study sought to review evidence concerning the relationship between dispositional self-control and behavior. The authors provide a brief overview over prominent theories of self-control, identifying implicit assumptions surrounding the effects of self-control that warrant empirical testing. They report the results of a meta-analysis of 102 studies (total N = 32,648) investigating the… Expand
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