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Don’t Delay: Having to Wait Doesn’t Help Young Kids Exercise Self-Control

New research shows that it’s being reminded about what not to do, not the passage of time, that helps kids control their impulsive behavior. ... More>

Observer Article

Mischel, Others Honored at Bipartisan ‘Golden Goose’ Event

APS Past President Walter Mischel and two of his collaborators, APS Fellow Yuichi Shoda and Philip Peake, were honored for famous, federally funded work that began with a certain sugary treat. ... More>

Self-Control Competes with Memory

Using self-control to inhibit motor responses to sudden stimuli can sap mental resources away from other cognitive processes. ... More>

Observer Article

Walter Mischel and Collaborators Receive 2015 Golden Goose Award

APS Past President Walter Mischel, APS Fellow Yuichi Shoda, and Philip Peake have been recognized for their ground-breaking research on the nature of self-control. ... More>

How to beat smoking, other bad habits with better self-control