We all have an inner voice that pipes up now and then: "Don't eat that cake," it says, or "Where are my keys?" Does this type of self-talk serve any purpose? Recent research suggests that it does, helping us to build motivation and control impulses. Here, one man confronts the power—and the limitations—of his inner voice.
Project: Science in the City | Browse All
Date: October 12, 2011
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology
Keywords: inner voice, inner monologue, albarracin, inzlicht, tullet