What ’ s So Great About Self-Control ? Examining the Importance of Effortful Self-Control and Temptation in Predicting Real-Life Depletion and Goal Attainment

@inproceedings{Milyavskaya2017WhatS,
  title={What ’ s So Great About Self-Control ? Examining the Importance of Effortful Self-Control and Temptation in Predicting Real-Life Depletion and Goal Attainment},
  author={Marina Milyavskaya and Michael Inzlicht},
  year={2017}
}
Self-control is typically viewed as a key ingredient responsible for effective self-regulation and personal goal attainment. This study used experience sampling, daily diary, and prospective data collection to investigate the immediate and semester-long consequences of effortful self-control and temptations on depletion and goal attainment. Results showed… CONTINUE READING