The Sweet Taste of Success

  title={The Sweet Taste of Success},
  author={M. Hagger and N. Chatzisarantis},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={28 - 42}
  • M. Hagger, N. Chatzisarantis
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • According to the resource-depletion model, self-control is a limited resource that is depleted after a period of exertion. Evidence consistent with this model indicates that self-control relies on glucose metabolism and glucose supplementation to depleted individuals replenishes self-control resources. In five experiments, we tested an alternative hypothesis that glucose in the oral cavity counteracts the deleterious effects of self-control depletion. We predicted a glucose mouth rinse, as… CONTINUE READING
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