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Habits: Key Facts

  1. Habits are mental links between cues and responses.
  2. Competing impulses can override habitual behavior.
  3. Backup plans are crucial for maintaining new behaviors and breaking bad habits.

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“An idea is something that won’t work unless you do.” - Thomas A. Edison

Researchers debunk myths about habits, showing they are mental links between situations and actions. Habits compete with other impulses, like intentions and emotions, to influence behavior.

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