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SURPRISE BECAUSE SCIENCE CHANNEL! Subscribe now and click the shiny notifications bell so you don’t miss out on all things science and pop culture. http://bit.ly/BecSciSub Subscribe for more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/subscribe Watch the last episode: http://nerdi.st/1w4OJea 77% of people manage to keep their New Years Resolutions after a week, yet only 19% made it to two years. But don’t despair, as science has ways to help us commit to our resolution as best we can! Find out how on Because Science with Kyle Hill. More science: http://www.nerdist20.wpengine.com/section/science Watch more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/science Follow Kyle Hill: https://twitter.com/Sci_Phile Follow Us: https://twitter.com/nerdistdotcom Because Science every Thursday. Theme music courtesy of Dr. Wylie http://www.urbanhomecompanion.org/drwylie/ Sources: (1972) SELF-INITIATED ATTEMPTS TO CHANGE BEHAVIOR: A STUDY OF NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS http://www.amsciepub.com/doi/pdf/10.2466/pr0.1972.30.1.123 (1989) THE RESOLUTION SOLUTION: LONGITUDINAL EXAMINATION OF NEW YEAR’S CHANGE ATTEMPTS http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0899328988800166 (2002) AULD LANG SYNE: SUCCESS PREDICTORS, CHANGE PROCESSES, AND SELF-REPORTED OUTCOMES OF NEW YEAR’S RESOLVERS AND NONRESOLVERS http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jclp.1151/abstract (2007) RICHARD WISEMAN’S NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS EXPERIMENT http://www.quirkology.com/UK/Experiment_resolution.shtml NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION POLLS http://maristpoll.marist.edu/tag/new-years-resolutions/

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