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The Lasting Power of Patience

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 aging in adulthood, APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt reports. ... More>


Framing Time in Days, Not Years, Could Spur Action Toward Goals

Measuring time in days instead of months, or months instead of years, can make future events seem closer and thus more urgent, researchers find. ... More>


Online ‘Mindset’ Interventions Help Students Do Better in School

Brief web-based interventions with high school students can produce big results in their schoolwork and their appreciation of a positive, purposeful mindset. ... More>


Six reasons you’d be happier if you stopped saying “busy”