The Forum

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Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts

Are we able to resist temptation? Psychology Professor Roy Baumeister says we spend a quarter of our waking hours denying our desires. Dr Cleo Van Velsen, Consultant Psychiatrist says there’s no such thing as willpower. We can’t turn on a switch for self-control, we have to try, fail, and fail …