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Selected references for New Year’s resolutions article

  • Powers T, Koestner R, Topcio RA, "Implementation Intentions, Perfectionism, and Goal Progress: Perhaps the Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intentions," Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, July 2005, Vol. 31, No. 7. pp. 902–12.

  • Koestner R et al, "Attaining Personal Goals: Self-Concordance Plus Implementation Intentions Equals Success," Journal of Personality and Social Psychiatry, July 2002, Vol. 83, No. 1, pp. 231–44.

  • Norcross J, Ratzin AC, Payne D, "Ringing in the New Year: The Change Processes and Reported Outcomes of Resolutions," Addictive Behaviors, 1989, Vol. 14, pp. 205–212.

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