impulse control

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impulse control

Psychology The degree to which a person can control the desire for immediate gratification or other; IC may be the single most important indicator of a person's future adaptation in terms of number of friends, school performance and future employment. See BarOn test, Emotional intelligence, Marshmallow test.
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Cops and crime ostensibly carry less risk than other recent AMC offerings ("The Walking Dead," "The Prisoner"), the disclaimer being that this format requires deferred gratification.
Still, there is no substitute for a sound, long-term investment strategy, particularly when combined with spending restraint at home and a bit of patience and deferred gratification.
By summer's end, Calvin bought his laptop, but the greater asset may be the lessons of saving money and deferred gratification he learned from his parents.
But she added: "A materialistic society which so readily promotes a culture of immediacy through new media and technology makes the concept of deferred gratification inherent in education anathema to many.
It just took creativity and a willingness to accept deferred gratification.
Where Americans generations ago deferred gratification in order to save, Americans today are expected to defer payment in order to spend.
check] Deferred gratification, in that it may take months or years to see the beneficial results of their work.
In an exercise in deferred gratification, you enter through a solid timber door set in a blade of masonry some 7.
They learn obedience, deferred gratification but not the joys of discovery and self-transformation.
Jackson in their 1992 report for the National Academy of Sciences, has been the profound loss of rigorous inquiry into how schooling can be improved academically for all and how youth culture can become more attuned to the deferred gratification of academic achievement and less oriented to the immediate imperatives of money, clothes, and other amusements.
These movies are more of a case of consumer deferred gratification,'' Hackley said.
Perhaps the time has come, he concludes, to inter Hall's notion of adolescence as a separate stage of life defined by sexual maturation and deferred gratification.