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Self-control in childhood predicts health and wealth in adulthood (Study)

“Thanks to their unique study, Moffit and Caspi have found that children who show high levels of self-control within their first decade of life do better in adulthood. Even after accounting for things like intelligence and social class, those who … Continue reading

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“Blame It on the Brain” (Jonah Lehrer and “willpower”)

“[…] Here’s where the results get weird. The students with seven digits to remember were nearly twice as likely to choose the cake as students given two digits. The reason, according to Prof. Shiv, is that those extra numbers took … Continue reading

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