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Leading Voices in Higher Education: Roy F. Baumeister

"Understanding Self-Control and the Limits of Willpower"

Baumeister is the author of nearly 500 publications, and has written, co-written, or edited almost 30 books.  His most recent book is Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength refers to the accomplishments of Dartmouth’s Todd Heatherton in explaining links between brain processes and social behavior. Professor Baumeister spoke at Dartmouth on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, @ 4:30 PM in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

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Roy F. Baumeister, the Francis Eppes Professor of Psychology at Florida State University, is one of the world’s leading social psychologist, known for pioneering work on the self, social rejection, sexuality, self-esteem, aggression, consciousness and free will.

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READ: Steven Pinker’s New York Times book review of Willpower »