Mechanisms Of Self-control Pinpointed In Brain

Thursday, April 30, 2009 - 22:35 in Psychology & Sociology

When you're on a diet, deciding to skip your favorite calorie-laden foods and eat something healthier takes a whole lot of self-control -- an ability that seems to come easier to some of us than others. Now, scientists have uncovered differences in the brains of people who are able to exercise self-control versus those who find it almost impossible.

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