Roy Baumeister

Francis Eppes Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology
Florida State University

What He Studies

How we think about the self, and why we feel and act the way we do—and he is especially known for his work on the subjects of willpower, self-control, and self-esteem, and how they relate to human morality and success.

in the news

A Happy Life May Not Be a Meaningful Life

Tasks that seem mundane, or even difficult, can bring a sense of meaning over time.
— Scientific American


Self-Control is the Key to Success: John Tierney and Roy Baumeister on Willpower

Roy Baumeister and John Tierney discuss the importance of willpower in determining our success in life and offered tips for improving our self-control.
— Reason


Florida State University
Department of Psychology
1107 W. Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4301

Phone: 850-644-2040
Fax: 850-644-7739