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Impulsive Much? You're Probably Selfish, Too

Scientists find your ability to see others' point of view is related to self-control

(Newser) - If your level of self-control involves spending like Paris Hilton on trust-fund day or needing to be physically restrained at an all-you-can-eat buffet, well, chances are that you also spend a fair amount of time navel-gazing and you have a hard time imagining what it's like from someone else'... More »

Gargling Sugar Water May Help Self-Control

Study says it triggers the right parts of the brain

(Newser) - Trying to complete a task or goal but feel your self-control slipping away? Trying gargling a little lemonade, provided it's made with real sugar, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of Georgia found that students who did so performed better on tests that measure self-control, like identifying... More »

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