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Self-Control and Self-Esteem: Their Contribution to Success in School and Life

A session at Learning & the Brain 42: The Science of Character

  • Roy F. Baumeister, PhD

Friday 13th November, 2015

1:30pm to 2:30pm (EST)

This talk provides an overview of the parts of my research programs on self-control and self-esteem that are relevant to secondary education. Self-control improves intelligent thought, socially desirable behavior, decision making, and other useful things. Self-esteem is correlated with many outcomes, but evidence suggests self-esteem is more a result than a cause. Educators should forget about self-esteem and concentrate on self-control.

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Roy F. Baumeister, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Florida State University; Co-Author, "Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength" (2012)

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Time 1:30pm2:30pm EST

Date Fri 13th November 2015

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