Happy New Year! Each year when December rolls over into January, a widespread phenomenon called the New Year’s resolution occurs. The idea is that the change of year affords one the opportunity to press reset, so to speak, and attempt to adopt a new, favorable habit (or at least ditch an old, unfavorable one). The only problem, you see, is that New Year’s resolutions do not work… at all.
In 2007, Richard Wiseman, a psychology professor in the United Kingdom, Log in or Subscribe to continue reading.