Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter for The New York Times and the author of The Power of Habit. He is a winner of the National Academies of Sciences, National Journalism, and George Polk awards. A graduate of Harvard Business School and Yale College, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.
What would happen if you tripled the US population? Matthew Yglesias and moderator Charles Duhigg explore the idea on Big Think Live.
The cue and the reward become neurologically intertwined until a sense of craving emerges that drives your behavior.
You can manufacture a cathartic experience by writing out what you’re feeling.
We are living through a huge evolution in our understanding of habits.
You need to recognize the cues and the rewards that you usually associate with smoking.
Scientists have now studied it in the last decade or 15 years, and the reason why AA works is that it adheres to the Golden Rule of Habit Change.