Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Art Markman Writes About Taxing Bad Habits in the "Houston Chronicle"

Mon, November 2, 2009

According to psychology professor Art Markman, it takes more than willpower to break a bad habit. In an Op-Ed article published in the Houston Chronicle on November 1 he states that, "There are many good arguments against adding another tax to the rolls in the United States. As a psychologist, though, I'm more interested in one bad argument that is often made against such sin taxes: the willpower argument."

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Markman Web Page | Markman's "Ulterior Motives" blog

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