New Years Resolution Psychology!

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. in new tab Subscribe for more Because Science: in new tab Watch the last episode: in new tab 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: in new tab Watch more Because Science: in new tab Follow Kyle Hill: in new tab Follow Us: in new tab Because Science every Thursday. Theme music courtesy of Dr. Wylie in new tab Sources: (1972) SELF-INITIATED ATTEMPTS TO CHANGE BEHAVIOR: A STUDY OF NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS in new tab (1989) THE RESOLUTION SOLUTION: LONGITUDINAL EXAMINATION OF NEW YEAR’S CHANGE ATTEMPTS in new tab (2002) AULD LANG SYNE: SUCCESS PREDICTORS, CHANGE PROCESSES, AND SELF-REPORTED OUTCOMES OF NEW YEAR’S RESOLVERS AND NONRESOLVERS in new tab (2007) RICHARD WISEMAN’S NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS EXPERIMENT in new tab NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION POLLS in new tab