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How to set and achieve your goals acccording to science


It’s a new year, a new you. Right? Everyone sets New Year’s Resolutions at the start of January, but by the middle of the month, many of us run out of steam. My Saturday Morning Cartoon post from the beginning of the year included some helpful videos on how to improve your chances of sticking to your resolutions. Today I want to talk about goal-setting, in general, both from a scientific¬†perspective (what’s going on in our brains) and a function perspective (how we can use research to achieve¬†our goals).
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