Books about Self-Control

Helping Kids Cool Hot Tempers

Video Games Hurt Self Control

What Does Self-Discipline Look Like?

A study has been done on children who pass this test...they grow up to do very well on the SAT college entrance exams!  Do you think it has anything to do with their ability to control their desires?

Why Change is So Hard: Self-Control is Exhaustible

The Research Behind the Above Video

 Psychologists have discovered that self-control is an exhaustible resource. And I don’t mean self-control only in the sense of turning down cookies or alcohol, I mean a broader sense of self-supervision—any time you’re paying close attention to your actions, like when you’re having a tough conversation or trying to stay focused on a paper you’re writing. This helps to explain why, after a long hard day at the office, we’re more likely to snap at our spouses or have one drink too many—we’ve depleted our self-control.

Self Control on the Internet: Cyber Surf Islands

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Teaching Kids Self-Control

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