willpower

Optimal Inattention

It may not always be polite but optimal inattention, aka willful ignoring, someone or something is a necessity. Let's explore with a study on hands and feet, not to mention our wildly distracted eyes in this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast.

The Bikini Model Made Me Do It

Willpower

Temptation is all around us and as humans we only have so much willpower in the tank to fight it. In this episode, Robert and Julie discuss the science behind willpower, how we deplete this exhaustible resource and what you can do to boost your resolve.

Blow the Mind: Willpower

We're just a few weeks into 2013 and we're not quite to Lent, so that means New Years resolutions are dropping like flies. What seemed like a sensible life goal on Dec. 31 now just seems like the mad ravings of drunk. It all comes down to the endless power of temptation and the very limited power of willpower. But don't lose hope! In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Julie and I discuss the science behind willpower, how we deplete this exhaustible resource and what you can do to boost your resolve.