The Myth of Willpower

Although over one hundred articles have been written on willpower, recent meta-analysis research found no credible evidence to support the premises of ego depletion and motivation used to substantiate the construct of so called “willpower”. Most of the refuted research was poorly designed, using simplistic choices to measure willpower.

I argue that willpower, as a psychological attribute, is a myth. Instead, I offer an…

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Clinical neuropsychologist, author of The MindBody Code, The MindBody Self, and founder of biocognitive science. Visit his website at www.biocognitive.com

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Dr. Mario Martinez

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Clinical neuropsychologist, author of The MindBody Code, The MindBody Self, and founder of biocognitive science. Visit his website at www.biocognitive.com

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