Effortful Control

Vincent Freeman: “You want to know how I did it? This is how I did it, Anton – I never saved anything for the swim back.” GATTACA (1997)

Grit

  1. Abuhassàn, A. and Bates, T. C. (2013). Grit: Distinguishing Effortful Persistence from Conscientiousness. Journal of Individual Differences
  2. Duckworth, A. L., Peterson, C., Matthews, M. D. and Kelly, D. R. (2007). Grit: Perseverance and passion for long-term goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92. 1087-1101. doi.
  3. Galton, F. (1869). Hereditary Genius: An inquiry into its laws and consequences. London, Macmillan and Co.
  4. James, W. (1907). The energies of men. Science, 25. 321-332.

Willpower

  1. Baumeister, R. F., Bratslavsky, E., Muraven, M. and Tice, D. M. (1998). Ego depletion: Is the active self a limited resource? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74. 1252-1265. [doi]. [ PMID].

Conscientiousness and its correlates of C

  1. Deary, I. J., Batty, G. D., Pattie, A. and Gale, C. R. (2008). More intelligent, more dependable children live longer: a 55-year longitudinal study of a representative sample of the Scottish nation. Psychological Science, 19. 874-880. doi. PMID.
  2. Moffitt, T. E., Arseneault, L., Belsky, D., Dickson, N., Hancox, R. J., Harrington, H., Houts, R., Poulton, R., Roberts, B. W., Ross, S., Sears, M. R., Thomson, W. M. and Caspi, A. (2011). A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108. 2693-2698. doi. PMID.

Accomplishment

Murray, C. (2003). Human Accomplishment: The Pursuit of Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, 800 B.C. to 1950. New York, Harper Collins.

Bibliography

Bibliography
1. Abuhassàn, A. and Bates, T. C. (2013). Grit: Distinguishing Effortful Persistence from Conscientiousness. Journal of Individual Differences
2. Baumeister, R. F., Bratslavsky, E., Muraven, M. and Tice, D. M. (1998). Ego depletion: Is the active self a limited resource? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74. 1252-1265.
3. Deary, I. J., Batty, G. D., Pattie, A. and Gale, C. R. (2008). More intelligent, more dependable children live longer: a 55-year longitudinal study of a representative sample of the Scottish nation. Psychological Science, 19. 874-880. doi. PMID.
4. Duckworth, A. L., Peterson, C., Matthews, M. D. and Kelly, D. R. (2007). Grit: Perseverance and passion for long-term goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92. 1087-1101. doi.
5. Galton, F. (1869). Hereditary Genius: An inquiry into its laws and consequences. London, Macmillan and Co.
6. James, W. (1907). The energies of men. Science, 25. 321-332.
7. Moffitt, T. E., Arseneault, L., Belsky, D., Dickson, N., Hancox, R. J., Harrington, H., Houts, R., Poulton, R., Roberts, B. W., Ross, S., Sears, M. R., Thomson, W. M. and Caspi, A. (2011). A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108. 2693-2698. doi. PMID.
8. Murray, C. (2003). Human Accomplishment: The Pursuit of Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, 800 B.C. to 1950. New York, Harper Collins.