The sweet taste of success: the presence of glucose in the oral cavity moderates the depletion of self-control resources.

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… CONTINUE READING