Thinking is a difficult habit to break

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (1):138-139 (1995)

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Self-control is in the eye of the beholder. However, we speak of if a person has come to think conscious thoughts that change the motivational value of stimuli in the outside world. It is claimed that conscious thinking, and not habits bordering on compulsion, is behind self-control
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