According to many researchers, philosophers, theologians, neurologists and psychologists you don’t do a lot of the things that you know you should do. You probably already know that intuitively, but here are a few links that will give you a better understanding of this phenomenon.


The Science of Thinking

Predictably Unpredictable: Why We Don't Act Like We Should

Neural mechanisms underlying social conformity in an ultimatum game

A new documentary chronicles the lives of triplets separated at birth in a controversial study — here's how scientists continue to use twins in research

Why We Struggle To Change

King David Struggling with Sin

How to let go of being a "good" person — and become a better person

Willpower Doesn't Work

The Mind Of The Village

The Psychology of Self-Sabotage and Resistance

What Twins Can Tell Us About Who We Are

You aren't at the mercy of your emotions -- your brain creates them | Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD

When Emotions Are Contagious | Invisibilia | NPR

Guy Winch, PhD: "Emotional First Aid" | Talks At Google