This Is Psychology: Willpower
In this episode, Dr. Anderson defines willpower and discusses research that measures our capacity to resist temptation for long-term gain -- better known as self-control.
This Is Psychology
"This Is Psychology" is a video series highlighting some of the most compelling psychological research being published today.
Produced by the American Psychological Association, these videos are hosted by APA Chief Executive Officer Norman B. Anderson, PhD. Trained as a practitioner and as a scientist, Dr. Anderson was appointed CEO in 2002.