The Vancouver Sun:
As unpleasant as that feeling of desperately needing to use the bathroom can be, a new study suggests those awkward moments could be when you make some of your most responsible decisions.
A study led by Mirjam Tuk, a researcher at University of Twente in the Netherlands, suggests that when you’re exerting effort to contain a full bladder, you’re also more likely to control yourself in other ways.
Tuk’s study, entitled Inhibitory Spillover: Increased Urination Urgency Facilitates Impulse Control in Unrelated Domains, is slated for publication in an upcoming edition of the journal Psychological Science.
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