Coaching in the pocket: Episode 1 – Temptation

By February 22, 2017Blog

The studies show that people, who are simultaneously challenged by a cognitive task and a temptation, will, most probably, give in to temptation.

If you are working at a difficult report, focusing on the figures, and your colleagues will ask you to choose between shawarma or a small salad for lunch, most probably you will choose the first one, if you generally like it.

“Emotional system (the 1st system) puts a high pressure on the behavior when the rational one (the 2nd one) is busy” – D. Kahneman “Thinking, Fast and Slow”

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