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Young Children’s Self-Control and the Health and Wealth of Their Nation

Longitudinal data collected from thousands of participants from New Zealand and the United Kingdom show that childhood measures of self-discipline predict everything from personal income to the pace of physiological […]... More>

Study: Green Space Around Schools May Boost Mental Abilities

Fair Is Fair, But Not Everywhere

Imagine this scenario: Two commercial fishermen head out to sea at the break of dawn, and spend the next ten hours hauling in the day’s catch. When they wearily return […]... More>

Hard Work, Hard Times: Self-control and Joblessness

Hard Work Or Hard Times?

A big part of parenting is teaching kids self-control. Yes, sugary snacks do taste good, but even so we shouldn’t eat them too often. Yes, we know that math homework […]... More>