Nick Heather on Motivational Interviewing pre-comittment and Ulysses
Posted on 14-12-2009
Nick talks about the theory of how people resist temptation by findings ways of increasing the value later, larger rewards relative to earlier, smaller rewards, as described in the work of Jon Elster and George Ainslie.

Nick Heather

Emeritus Professor of Alcohol & Other Drugs Studies

Location: Northumbria University

After working for ten years as a clinical psychologist in the UK National Health Service, in 1979 Nick Heather developed and led the Addictive Behaviours Research Group at the University of Dundee. In 1987 he became founding Director of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He…

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