Segments in this Video

Environment and Eating Habits (06:53)


“Mindless Eating” author Brian Wansink explains related research and provides tips on manipulating one’s environment to achieve success, i.e. using smaller plates.

Habits and Productivity (08:05)

“Vital Signs” visits Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton where recruits are in the middle of the Crucible. “The Power of Habit” author Charles Duhigg explains the relationship between habits and productivity and how to make S.M.A.R.T. goals.

Bias Toward Action (07:37)

Gupta describes the stages of effective habit formation. He describes the Crucible, a the Marine Corps’ 54-hour test of endurance, strength, and teamwork. Duhigg and Capt. Nathan Tucker explain the concept at the core of the Marines training.

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Making and Breaking Habits

Part of the Series : Vital Signs
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How many times have you said this is the year you lose weight and keep it off, or resolve to quit smoking? How many New Year's resolutions have you broken? It is not just a question of willpower, but science. Habits are all about what's happening in your brain. From taking control over mindless eating to being more productive at work, learn how our brains play a central role in making and breaking habits and see how the United States Marine Corp is incorporating the science of habits into boot camp training.

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL187415

ISBN: 978-1-64623-310-6

Copyright date: ©2016

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