Willpower isn’t dead — but it’s been horribly misunderstood

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“Willpower is a limited resource.” That was the conclusion of research by Roy Baumeister in the 90s that influenced an entire generation.

“Willpower doesn’t get used up after all.” That was the news in 2015 when new research, led by Evan Carter, found the old idea was not supported by the evidence.

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