self-control


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the keeping of one's thoughts and emotions to oneself

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Is self-control a matter of genetic luck, or can it be taught?
It is the follow up studies that Mischel completed with his study children, however, that provide interesting statistics regarding self-control.
20 ( ANI ): Ever wondered, why do some people seem locked in a lifelong battle for self-control while others are so self-disciplined - impervious to overeating, overspending or binge-watching TV shows when they feel pressured?
The significance of maintaining self-control is that it should facilitate achievement of a specific goal.
Professor Mischel found that those who could wait - those who had self-control - were also the ones who had better academic and professional success years later.
The study revealed that people who chat to themselves are good at exercising self-control in stressful situations.
The researchers essentially mapped the brain to show how we grow and develop in important capacities such as self-control.
The work represents a new approach to studying self-control.
Using two national longitudinal studies: the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey Children and Young Adults (NLSCYA) and the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey (NLSY79), we link the financial behavior of 2,520 young adults back to their general self-control skill and their parents' financial behavior conducted during children's adolescence.
Self-control appears in situations in which individuals face the choice between a virtuous option consistent with their long-term goals and an indulgent option that undermines such goals but gives immediate gratification (Woolley & Fishbach, 2016).
Gamification of a psychological test for assessing students' self-control with Kinect sensor
In recent generations, many people believed that one reason why some lives were destroyed by addictions, such as alcohol or eating, while others were not, might be partly chemical, and partly be intangible factors such as willpower and self-control.
Objective: Self-control is at the heart of human nature and enables us to resist temptations.
Pascual said that Duterte should exercise self-control to prevent himself from cursing.
It is always hard to gain self-control in all situations, which further makes it harder for us to exercise it oftentimes.