How to Make Your Willpower Stronger -- According to Science

The holiday season is over, so it's time to get serious about your New Year's resolutions. But those fine intentions are only as good as your self-control. Here's what you need to know about the neuroscience of willpower — and what you can do to make your will even stronger. » 1/07/15 12:00pm 1/07/15 12:00pm

Your willpower is finite

Can you turn over a new leaf, go on a diet, learn a new language, and get up every morning at dawn to meditate and clean your house? The idea of ego depletion says, "no." And it has physical evidence to back that up. » 6/17/13 6:20am 6/17/13 6:20am

Watching reruns can actually help restore willpower

Time to break out the DVDs! New findings out of SUNY Buffalo suggest that watching summer repeats of your favorite TV show may actually be good for you. » 8/26/12 3:00pm 8/26/12 3:00pm