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Theme: The Science of Willpower

Mountain View, CA, United States
April 23rd, 2012

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The Science of Willpower

Stanford psychologist Kelly McGonigal will describe the biggest myths
of willpower and how rethinking self-control can help you reach your
goals and make difficult changes.

Kelly McGonigal, PhD, is a psychology lecturer at Stanford University
and the author of several books, including The Willpower Instinct: How
Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of
It and The Neuroscience of Change: A Compassion-Based Guide to
Personal Transformation. She is also a program developer for the
Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and
consultant to industries ranging from healthcare and technology to
education and the non-profit sector. kellymcgonigal.com

Confirmed Speakers

  • Kelly McGonigal
    The Science of Willpower Stanford psychologist Kelly McGonigal will describe the biggest myths of willpower and how rethinking self-control can help you reach your goals and make difficult changes. Kelly McGonigal, PhD, is a psychology lecturer at Stanford University and the author of several books, including The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It and The Neuroscience of Change: A Compassion-Based Guide to Personal Transformation. She is also a program developer for the Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and consultant to industries ranging from healthcare and technology to education and the non-profit sector. kellymcgonigal.com

Venue and Details

Samovar Conference Hall
1077 Independence Ave
Mountain View, CA, 94043
United States
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Tatyana Kanzaveli
Los Altos, CA, United States

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