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Mind Over Mind? ‘Decision Fatigue' Saps Willpower -- If We Let It

Aug 23, 2011 | Updated Oct 24, 2011

Are the endless decisions of modern life leading to "decision fatigue," depleting our willpower to the point that we end up making increasingly poor, even self-destructive choices? In an excerpt adapted from his forthcoming book, New York Times writer John Tierney makes the case that they do.

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