ImpulseControl

Childhood Impulse Control Determines Adult Success

A Stanford study begun in the late 1960s shows a strong correlation between adult success and a childhood ability to defer instant gratification in favor of larger eventual rewards. Read on to find out how to stop your inner four year-old from ruining your life as an investor.

Paper, Not Plastic: Credit Cards Boost Unhealthy Eating

Dieters looking for a little extra willpower to avoid putting junk food in their grocery carts might want to leave their credit cards at home. New research shows that buying groceries with plastic instead of good old-fashioned folding money makes people more likely to buy unhealthy foods.