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Teen Brains Shift Gears on Risk with Mom Watching

Neuroimaging data from teen drivers finds that risky behavior is less rewarding and brain areas related to self-control become more active when mothers are present. ... More>


Learn Self-Control, Stay Off the Dole


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