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The importance of understanding willpower rests on the fact that we expect it from our children at home, school, play and work. We assume nothing less from our loved ones, and from members of society at large. We quite often simply suppress what we want in favor of the greater good. But discussing “willpower” is like telling a child to “clean up your room.” That task is overwhelmingly difficult if not impossible unless we break down the constituent tasks with their own clear definitions.