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Childhood Self-Control Linked to Enhanced Job Prospects Throughout Life

Data from two longitudinal studies with over 15,000 British children suggest that children with high levels of self-control will reap the benefits throughout their working life. ... More>


The Lifetime Effects of Self-Control in Childhood

At the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science, APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt discussed how teaching children better self-control can have wide-ranging societal benefits. ... More>


Gratitude: Good for Your Wallet and Your Soul


Temptation in the Neurons

Lack of self-control is at the root of many personal and social ills, from alcoholism to obesity. Even when we are well aware of the costs, many of us are […]... More>


Hard Work, Hard Times: Self-control and Joblessness