Thursday, September 1, 2011 | Categories: Q Blog |
Don't chalk up "giving in" to weakness just yet. New research suggests that making decisions throughout the day actually depletes your ability to make informed decisions... or any decisions at all... later in the day. It's a phenomenon known as "decision fatigue".
Today on Q, Jian talked to New York Times science writer John Tierney, who's co-authored a book on the subject, called Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength. Listen to their conversation below. If you can muster the willpower, you may just decide to share your thoughts.