Temptation bundling

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Chris Graeme
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Temptation bundling

Post by Chris Graeme » Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:56 pm

There was an interesting topic on the Freakonomics podcast this week which made me think of some of our discussions here.

http://freakonomics.com/2015/03/13/when ... o-podcast/

The idea that willpower isn't enough but that there are ways to make less attractive tasks automatic by attaching them to things you really do want to do.

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Post by reinhard » Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:39 pm

I like "temptation bundling..."

Great name, too.

It's a little like a special case of what I talked about in the "compound and atomic tasking" podcast episode way back.

https://everydaysystems.com/podcast/episode.php?id=25

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