Fuerza de voluntad contra tentaciones no saludables – Alerta spoiler – la fuerza de voluntad pierde casi siempre.

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Por Amanda Rebar, Central Queensland University, Australia No será sorprendente que la evidencia muestre que las personas no siempre se comportan de la mejor manera para su salud a largo plazo. Por ejemplo, la mayoría de la gente es consciente de que el ejercicio es bueno para su salud física y mental, pero comparativamente cada […]

Getting into the habit: Applying the science of habit-formation to the real-world

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By Benjamin Gardner, King’s College London What is a ‘habit’? Why do we eat popcorn while watching movies? The answer, for most, is that eating popcorn is a habitual response to watching movies. Psychologists define ‘habitual’ behaviours as actions that happen automatically, due to learned associations between situations (the movie theatre) and our responses to […]