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Job et al., in prep: Reinterpreting willpower as unlimited improved academic regulation among college students who struggled with self-control a month later

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College students learned that how you think about willpower—as dependent on a limited resource or not—matters, and that you can choose how to think about it, and wrote a letter of advice to a person who struggles with willpower. Among students who faced high demands on self-control this improved self-reported academic regulation a month later and raised end-of-term grades.

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Walton & Wilson, 2018