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proceeding from natural feeling or impulse without external stimulus

without forethought

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having the power of driving or impelling

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determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason

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characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation

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The interaction of this effect with trait impulsivity is intriguing, as it suggests that nature could be especially beneficial to those individuals who are at risk of poor mental health.
So he may be using his seeming impulsivity as part of a calculated strategy.
However, as male consumers are also compulsive buyers (Dittmar, Beattie & Friese, 1995; MacLaren & Best, 2010; Odlaug & Grant, 2010), it is important to explore the influence of impulsivity and compulsivity on the buying motives of both genders so that appropriate solutions to the problem of compulsive buying can be suggested.
Impulsivity has been defined as a multifaceted construct with four domains; (a) actions taken to quell negative emotions; (b) acting without considering potential consequences; (c) difficulty completing tedious or complicated duties; and (d) being drawn to novel, potentially dangerous, and stimulating activities (Whiteside, Lynani, Miller, & Reynolds, 2005).
A variety of studies has investigated impulsivity as a personality trait among substance users and the substance dependent population.
Considering the possible relationship between anxiety and impulsivity traits in animal models, the aim of this study was to establish relationships between the main anxiety-related behaviors in the EPM and fixed-interval performance in rats without a pre-determined trait of impulsive behavior.
This was confirmed by analysis of the brain's functional connections in resting state, which showed that the frontal parietal and the anterior-dorsal anterior cingulate-insular circuits were involved in performance of tasks that involved impulsivity and EF (Li et al.
Impulsivity may reflect a need for instant rewards or an inability to postponement of gratification.
The second category of predictors tested included psychological traits of personality such as self-efficacy, impulsivity, irritability, and psychic tension.
The average score of trait impulsivity remained high among manic 71% in comparison with 66% of substance abuse patients.
Profound and pervasive neurological consequences of high-level lead exposure may result in an undifferentiated worsening of ADHD-like symptoms (Needleman 2009), but it has been suggested that low levels of lead exposure may have a greater influence on hyperactivity/ impulsivity than on inattention (Nigg et al.
Impulsivity and how one views and evaluates their environment are such possible factors.
Impulsivity has been defined as "a predisposition toward rapid, unplanned reactions to internal or external stimuli without regard to the negative consequences of these reactions to the impulsive individual or to others" (Moeller, Barratt, Dougherty, Schmitz, & Swann, 2001, p.
The present study aims to measure level of impulsivity that affects the educational performance (CGPA) of the undergraduate students of a higher learning institute of Pakistan The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB).
Though this tendency to act without considering the outcomes can lead to problematic situations, impulsivity during the developmental years evolved because it makes teens more open to new experiences and ideas.