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Tag: Self-control

  • When doing the right thing is… annoying

    When doing the right thing is… annoying

    Michael Jackson already sang it: If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and then make a change. But do be warned: people don’t always find morally motivated ‘do-gooders’ inspiring, but rather annoying!
  • A crazy little thing: Cold love

    A crazy little thing: Cold love

    A fresh start to a new year. Some take it literally and take a dive in the chilling ocean. For most, the thought sends a shiver down the spine. But taking that plunge might not be a bad idea. Should exposing yourself to cold be one of your resolutions?
  • Children have no self-control?

    Children have no self-control?

    Do children have self-control? MRI research shows they just need a little more neural activation to control their own behaviour than adults. Watch the video blog on intentional inhibition in normally developing children.