Population Dynamics and Sustainable Well-Being

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Self-Regulation and Health Behavior: How People Can Successfully Change Their Actions and Live Healthier

Sophie Lohmann, Emilio Zagheni; in Collaboration with Dolores Albarracín (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

This project examines how self-regulation can help people to make healthier choices. We look at how people become motivated to change their behavior, how they can translate their intentions into action, and how self-regulatory skill predicts health outcomes, such as depression.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology, Psychology

Region keywords:

USA, World

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.