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Resolve is always effortful
Résumé Ainslie argues there are two main kinds of willpower: suppression, which is necessarily effortful, and resolve, which is not. We agree with the distinction but argue that all resolve is effortful. Alleged cases of effortless resolve are indeed cases of what Ainslie calls habits, namely stable results of prior uses of resolve.
   
Mots-clés Motivation and Will
Cognitive Psychology
Rationality
Cognitive ScienceHabits
   
Citation Massin, O. (2021). Resolve is always effortful. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44, 39-40.
   
Type Article de périodique (Anglais)
Date de publication 26-4-2021
Nom du périodique Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume 44
Pages 39-40
URL https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/behavioral-and-br...