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Beyond Simple Models of Self-Control

The adolescent brain is more “plastic” than it will ever be again and capable of remarkable adaptability in light of the many challenges that this developmental phase brings. Yet it […]... More>

Self-Control Stategies for School-Age Children

What strategies can children use to facilitate self-control? First, they can choose their physical or social circumstances or change them to their advantage. Next, they can selectively attend to particular […]... More>

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>

The Paradox of Effort

A New You: Behavior Change May Drive Personality Change

What does it really take to alter your personality? Researchers have presented a framework describing three preconditions for self-directed personality change. ... More>