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Inner Voice I Science in the City I Exploratorium

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Uploaded on Oct 12, 2011

We all have an inner voice that pipes up now and then: "Don't eat that cake," it says, or "Where are my keys?" Does this type of self-talk serve any purpose? Recent research suggests that it does, helping us to build motivation and control impulses. Here, one man confronts the power—and the limitations—of his inner voice.

For more information on the referenced studies:
Inner voice and self motivation-
http://www.physorg.com/news194258932....
Inner voice and self control-
http://www.physorg.com/news204285912....

For more information about Science in the City, please visit:
www.exploratorium.edu/scienceinthecity

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