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Willpower Is Limited, But Can Grow with Practice

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In a recent op-ed, Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang argue that will power is a limited resource — best applied to one behavior at a time. But self-control can also act like a muscle, they say, increasing with exercise and practice.

Wang discusses the article, "Tighten Your Belt, Strengthen Your Mind," which appeared Wednesday in The New York Times.



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