Curiosity Daily Podcast: The More You Wish for Self-Control, the Less of It You Have
Learn about a nearly mile-long trackway of fossilized human footprints is the longest ever found, a trick to keep experiences feeling fresh and new, and the more you wish for self-control, the less of It you have.
Episode Show Notes:
This nearly mile-long trackway of fossilized human footprints is the longest ever found by Steffie Drucker
- Wei-Haas, M.(2020, October 15). Incredible details of 10,000-year-old trek revealed in fossil footprints. National Geographic. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/10/incredible-details-of-10-000-year-old-trek-revealed-in-fossil-footprints/
- Fossil footprints tell story of prehistoric parent’s journey. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-10/cu-fft101420.php
- Bennett, M. R., Bustos, D., Odess, D., Urban, T. M., Lallensack, J. N., Budka, M., Santucci, V. L., Martinez, P., Wiseman, A. L. A., & Reynolds, S. C. (2020). Walking in mud: Remarkable Pleistocene human trackways from White Sands National Park (New Mexico). Quaternary Science Reviews, 249, 106610. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106610
This Simple Trick Keeps All Your Favorite Experiences Feeling Fresh and New by Reuben Westmaas
The More You Wish for Self-Control, the Less of It You Have by Anna Todd
- Uziel, L., & Baumeister, R. F. (2017). The Self-Control Irony: Desire for Self-Control Limits Exertion of Self-Control in Demanding Settings. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43(5), 693–705. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167217695555
- Romm, C. (2017, May). Wishing for More Self-Control Can Backfire. The Cut; The Cut. https://www.thecut.com/2017/05/wishing-for-more-self-control-can-backfire.html
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