Use ALL the theories!

Q: What would you get if you combined Carver and Scheier’s cruise-control model of affect, Baumeister et al.’s ego depletion theory, and Steel’s theory of procrastination?

A. This hilarious blog post.

(Seriously, that blog post reads like a grand unified theory of self-regulation. It could easily be the basis of a dissertation.)

(And while we’re at it, anybody who’s ever administered the Guilford Alternative Uses Test should have a look at 7 games you can play with a brick.)