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.
Researchers report what appears to be impulsiveness could be an adaptive strategy.
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.
Researchers report a strong focus on reward coupled with a lack of self control appears to drive criminal psychopaths.
Researchers question just how far fMRI research should go when trying to understand what exactly is going on inside our heads.
A new study reports that, by the age of 3, environmental influences become relevant in the development of a toddler's self control.
A new study reports the ability to delay gratification is linked to white matter connectivity between the caudate and dorsal prefrontal cortex.
A new study reports recalling failures in self control can lead people to repeat the actions.