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Ego Depletion and the Limited Resource Model of Self-Control

Nicole L. Mead, Jessica L. Alquist, and Roy F. Baumeister

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

People break diets, procrastinate in the face of looming deadlines, imbibe too much alcohol the night before a midterm, struggle to save money, and lash out at loved ones and family members. They do ... More


The Implications of Ego Depletion for the Ethics and Politics of Manipulation

Michael Cholbi

in Manipulation: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199338207
eISBN:
9780190228446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338207.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

A significant body of research suggests that self-control and willpower are resources that become depleted as they are exercised. Having to exert self-control and willpower draws down a person’s ... More


The Self Out of Control

Mark R. Leary

in The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172423
eISBN:
9780199786756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172423.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Most people believe that they can solve many of the problems discussed in the book through self-control, making themselves behave in ways that are conducive to their health and happiness by force of ... More


Stereotype Threat Spillover: The Short- and Long-term Effects of Coping with Threats to Social Identity

Michael Inzlicht, Alexa M. Tullett, and Jennifer N. Gutsell

in Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Experiencing prejudice has consequences. When people feel like they are being judged by a negative stereotype about their group, they perform poorly in the domain in which the stereotype applies—a ... More


Free Will, Consciousness, and Cultural Animals

Roy F Baumeister

in Are We Free?: Psychology and Free Will

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189636
eISBN:
9780199868605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189636.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter points to a view of free will as a complex form of action control that is used (sometimes) by humans to achieve self-control and rational, intelligence decision-making, as well as making ... More


Sublime Reason

Bruce N. Waller

in The Stubborn System of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028165
eISBN:
9780262327404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028165.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philosophers often exaggerate the powers of reason, particularly the capacity of initiating and sustaining deep deliberative (System 2) thought as well as powers of self-control and delayed ... More


Measuring and Manipulating Beliefs and Behaviors Associated with Free Will: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Jonathan Schooler, Thomas Nadelhoffer, Eddy Nahmias, and Kathleen D. Vohs

in Surrounding Free Will: Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199333950
eISBN:
9780199393848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333950.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter describes interdisciplinary research on measuring beliefs about free will and on attempts to alter those beliefs and associated behaviors. The authors developed a new psychometric ... More


Diagnosing Moral Failures

T.J. Kasperbauer

in Subhuman: The Moral Psychology of Human Attitudes to Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190695811
eISBN:
9780190695842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695811.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses why people often fail to meet their moral goals and identifies the main obstacles in achieving moral change. It shows how psychological processes specific to animals, as ... More


Addiction as a form of akrasia

Nick Heather

in Addiction and Choice: Rethinking the relationship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198727224
eISBN:
9780191833427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727224.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter argues that addiction can usefully be seen as a form of akrasia, an ancient philosophical concept referring to acting against one’s better judgment. Ordinary akrasia and addiction can be ... More


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