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Unpacking the Self-Control Dilemma and Its Modes of Resolution

Arie W. Kruglanski and Catalina Kőpetz

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/9780195391381.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

The problem of self-control has been an old preoccupation since the time of Greek philosophers. In modern psychology, self-control and related concepts, such as conscientiousness, ego resilience, ... More


Thinking Critically about Sustainable Agrifood Systems

David A. Cleveland

in Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The sustainability revolution in agrifood systems began in the early 1980s, in reaction to environmental and social problems caused by preceding revolutions. Understanding sustainability requires ... More


From Actor to Agent to Author: Human Evolution and the Development of Personality

Dan P. McAdams

in Darwin's Bridge: Uniting the Humanities and Sciences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190231217
eISBN:
9780190609061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231217.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Recent theory and research in psychological science suggests the human personality may be decomposed into three layers consisting of (a) broad dispositional traits of social actors, (b) specific ... More


Planning ahead in all areas

Nigel Mathers and Craig Sinclair

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802136
eISBN:
9780191840548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802136.003.0026
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Advance care planning (ACP) has traditionally been identified as a means by which patients can give anticipatory directions for future medical treatment. However the narrow focus on medical ... More


How Are Businesses and Universities Different? How Are They Similar?

James W. Dean Jr. and Deborah Y. Clarke

in The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter discusses the most important similarities and differences between business and higher education and explores ways in which businesspeople can effectively bring their knowledge and ... More


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