Apr 25, 2016
A natural continuation from last week. Habit formation, and breaking habits, takes willpower. So how does willpower work?
Like a muscle.
The book gives numerous examples of people who have demonstrated vast amounts of willpower, and shares strategies from those people. Like a typical Gladwell, it blends scientific research with individual cases into a sort of easily digestible yet nutritious risotto.
And then it spends a chapter giving ill-advised parenting advice based on a lack of proper research on the subject. Well, you win some, you lose some.
Enjoy the episode.