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Commitment Device

by James Tierney

In behavioral economics we discuss the idea of having to impose a commitment device on yourself to do things you don't want to do because we give into temptation. Here, Raj is trying to not call his girlfriend.

Big Bang Theory -- Girlfriend's Number

When Raj’s girlfriend abandons him, he feels self-pity. Raj asks Howard to keep her number so he can avoid the temptation to ring her.

from The Big Bang Theory (2012)
Creator: Chuck Lorre Productions
Distributor: James Tierney -- DVD
Posted by James Tierney