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The Part of Your Brain That Made You Eat That Doughnut


Individual Brain Activity Predicts Tendency to Succumb to Daily Temptations

Activity in areas of the brain related to reward and self-control may offer neural markers that predict whether people are likely to give in to temptations in daily life. ... More>


ADHD Drug May Help Preserve Our Self-Control Resources

Having to exert self-control on one task seems to deplete our ability to exercise self-control on later tasks, but methylphenidate may block this so-called "regulatory depletion." ... More>


Early Intervention May Reduce Adults’ Aggressive Behavior


Early Intervention Reduces Aggressive Behavior in Adulthood

An educational intervention program for children between kindergarten and 10th grade, known as Fast Track, reduces aggressive behavior later in life by dampening testosterone levels in response to social threats. ... More>