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Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI January 5, 2018

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Thinking of Changing Your Behavior in 2017? Try Moving First

San Antonio, Texas - 41% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions but only 9% feel they were successful in keeping their resolutions. The problem may be in the timing. According to research being presented at the SPSP Annual Convention the time for successful habit change isn’t based on the calendar, but on big changes to our everyday lives like moving to a new home.

“Changing your habits is very difficult,” says Bas Verplanken, professor of social psychology at the University of Bath, “including finding the right moment to make a change.”

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