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getAbstract Summary: Get the key points from this book in less than 10 minutes.
People with the best intentions often fall short of their self-improvement goals. Social psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborating with New York Times writer John Tierney explain why, and give you some tools to work with as they share the results of years of study of human self-control. Their presentation is too academic for a self-help guide to correcting bad habits, since it cites study after study, but it is a very interesting backgrounder. getAbstract recommends this information-heavy look at why just saying no doesn't work – and what you can do instead.
Penguin Group (USA)