Self control, the harms of pot, and fat genes: findings from a 44-year-long study

Gita Mishra | 10 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Dunedin study, marijuana, obesity, self-control
Less self-control at age 3 predicts adverse outcomes into adulthood.

Psychological tips for resisting the internet’s grip

Elliot Berkman | 2 Mar 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Internet use, problematic internet use, self-control, temptation

“Simon Says” teaches self-control

Carolyn Moynihan | 19 July 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: education of children, self-control
An old classroom game designed to raise alertness is enjoying new popularity among educators as a way to foster and measure self control in children.

Teach kids self-control, say NZ experts

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 June 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, parenting, self-control
Experts in New Zealand are singing the praises of cultivating self-control in young children, thanks to new research findings.

World’s oldest profession: Embrace it or banish it?

Barbara Lilley | 30 October 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: prostitution, self-control, sexualisation of children
Should prostitution be legal and supported by society or banished for good?

Lead us not into temptation…

Carolyn Moynihan | 05 August 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: humility, psychology, self-control
In a refreshing change from research that looks for excuses for everyday vices in people’s genes or family background, a study from the Kellogg School of Management looks at things like temptation, willpower and humility (yes, really) in impulsive and addictive behaviour.

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