Food for thought?

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In the 1960s, American psychologist David Premack developed a theory now known as Premack’s principle. He highlighted the idea that engaging in enjoyable activities can serve as a motivating factor to complete less desirable tasks.

For example, if you complete a task that you may not find particularly exciting, such as working through the last items on your to-do list, you can reward yourself with something enjoyable, like sitting on the sofa with a bag of Minstrels (other chocolates and sofas of your choice, are available).

The Premack approach capitalises on our innate inclination for enjoyment to assist us in completing tasks that may not be particularly enjoyable.

Food for thought? In my case, quite literally, chocolate!