Saturday, March 10, 2012

Except my "that moment" is I wanna cock-punch a jerk Supreme Court Justice ...

How To Gain Self Control: Scientific American Podcast


Example of exemplary self control via BartCop

We’ve all had that moment: you wanna punch some jerk right in the face. So, what stops us? Well, simply put, self-control. 
But it turns out each of us has a limited quantity of self-control. Past studies have shown, for example, that stopping yourself from taking a cookie for about an hour is likely to increase your aggression later that day.
See prior post for context.

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