According to a new study, children with executive function deficits were more likely to show physical and reactive aggression later in life. Researchers suggest helping children to improve executive function could help to reduce aggression levels.
According to researchers, a chimpanzees' general intelligence is correlated with their ability to delay gratification and exert self control.
Researchers explore what goes on in the teen brain during this critical point of development and say that it might be time to put some age-old stereotypes to rest.
A new neuroimaging study reveals self control varies depending on the importance of the decision. Self control, researchers note, may also be augmented when people are asked to justify their decisions.
Thinking or talking about oneself in the third person can lead people to consider themselves in similar ways to how they think about others, a new study reports. Researchers say talking about yourself in the third person may allow you to distance yourself from stressful experiences and help to regulate emotion.
A new study reports your hands could reveal whether you are disciplined or lack self control before a physical decision is made. The findings could shed new light on how our cognitive processes unfold to allow us to resist temptation.
A new study of children living in agricultural communities of Ecuador finds a link between short term alterations in neurological behaviors and a peak pesticide spraying season around the time of the Mother's Day flower harvest.
According to researchers, our desire to take more control over our actions may actually be hindering our ability for self-control.
Researchers question just how far fMRI research should go when trying to understand what exactly is going on inside our heads.