Impulse control may be a key predictor of later success, but for some kids delaying gratification makes little sense
Twitter and Facebook are harder to resist than alcohol and cigarettes, but so is the urge to work, according to new research on people’s daily struggles with self-control and desire.
Ever wonder why your willpower fails you just when you need it most? The results of a new long-term study, which first began more than 40 years ago with the now-famous marshmallow test in preschoolers, may offer some clues.
Babies who get most of their sleep at night — as opposed to during daytime naps — do better on tests of executive functioning, including impulse control, mental flexibility and working memory, compared with kids who sleep …