Wendy Wood: How we actually keep our resolutions

It sounds familiar to most of us: we make resolutions, and then fail due to simple obstacles. Why is that? Professor Wendy Wood will speak at the GDI about how we can utilise the power of habits.
10 March, 2021 by
Wendy Wood: Wie wir unsere Vorsätze auch wirklich umsetzen
GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute

How do we form habits? And how do they guide our behavior? Wendy Wood has been studying such questions for decades. In her new book, "Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick," she explains how researching habits can help us make lasting positive changes in our behavior.

For example, Wood tells us how to finally get our New Year's resolutions through the year in Episode 123 of the American Psychological Association's "Speaking of Psychology" podcast series. There, the APA presents the most relevant recent research in psychology:

On April 29, 2021, Wood will speak at the GDI conference "Prevention in Transition: Stable Routines in Unstable Times" on "Hacking Habits: How to Accomplish Real Change".

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