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 neuroimaging study found those who achieved greater success at losing weight showed increased activation in regions of the lateral prefrontal cortex, an area of the brain associated with self control.
Researchers report children with low self control at the age of 10 were more likely to take up smoking as adolescence and had higher rates of smoking during adulthood.
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.
A new study reports recalling failures in self control can lead people to repeat the actions.
According to researchers, a chimpanzees' general intelligence is correlated with their ability to delay gratification and exert self control.