The Science of Willpower: Kelly McGonigal at TEDxBayArea




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Published on May 18, 2012

Stanford psychologist Kelly McGonigal will describe the biggest myths
of willpower and how rethinking self-control can help you reach your
goals and make difficult changes.

Kelly McGonigal, PhD, is a psychology lecturer at Stanford University
and the author of several books, including The Willpower Instinct: How
Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of
It and The Neuroscience of Change: A Compassion-Based Guide to
Personal Transformation. She is also a program developer for the
Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and
consultant to industries ranging from healthcare and technology to
education and the non-profit sector. kellymcgonigal.com


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