self control

Eating wisely calls for self-control: Study


September 12th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) People who successfully control their diet eat fewer unhealthy foods because they are satisfied sooner, a study shows.Some people can exercise real self-control when it comes ... Read more...

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Watching favourite TV shows’ rerun could boost mind


September 8th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A study by US researchers has revealed watching a favourite programme's repeat telecast could actually strengthen one's will power and sense of self control.According to researchers ... Read more...

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Watching TV re-runs restores your personal drive


September 7th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Watching a re-run of a favourite TV show may help restore your personal drive to get things done if you have used up your reserves of ... Read more...

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Kids’ self-control linked to lower weight


August 16th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Exercising some self control and delaying gratification for longer periods among children at four years of age is linked with a lower body mass index (BMI) ... Read more...

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Ramadan begins amid prayers in Kashmir


July 21st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) The holy month of Ramadan began Saturday with thousands of Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir thronging mosques to offer early morning prayers.Shoppers busied themselves since morning ... Read more...

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Indian woman kills mother-in-law in Britain, jailed


July 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after she bludgeoned her mother-in-law to death with a rolling pin.Rajvinder Kaur, 37, ... Read more...

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Scan reveals what brain looks like when you are angry


June 19th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) A new brain scan shows what it looks like when a person runs out of patience or loses self-control. It would explain why someone who works ... Read more...

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‘Genes key to self-control, sociability’


May 17th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Genes play a greater role in investing you with traits such as self-control, decision-making or sociability than previously thought. A study of more than 800 sets ... Read more...

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Top seed Martynov wins 50m rifle prone at Olympics test


April 25th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) World No. 1 Sergei Martynov of Belarus has won the men's 50m rifle prone at the 2012 ISSF World Cup and test event for the London ... Read more...

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Scientists find why we just can’t say no


April 25th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) US Scientists claim to have made a major breakthrough in understanding the brain's reward centre which could explain why many people find it literally impossible to ... Read more...

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Misplaced motivation could bring on failures


March 15th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) The motivation to change bad habits with self-control might be misplaced as you could be setting yourself up for failure, says a new study."Popular views of ... Read more...

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Keep your cool with wrong hand


March 12th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) People who find it difficult to rein in their aggression and yell at others even for silly mistakes can benefit by simply using the wrong ... Read more...

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Smoking may erode your problem-solving capacity


February 7th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Smoking may be a risk factor for dementia among the elderly that erodes their problem-solving capacity and self-control and makes them see things which are not ... Read more...

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Attentiveness in KG key to work-oriented skills


January 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 30 (IANS) Attentiveness in kindergarten (KG) is the key to developing "work-oriented" skills in school children later as adults. "Children who are more likely to work autonomously and ... Read more...

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Religion gives people more self-control


January 25th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) People muster greater self-control when they are given unrelated tasks, especially after thinking about religion.For instance, participants, given a sentence containing five words to unscramble, with ... Read more...

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Internet addiction is like drugs: Study


January 12th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Addiction to the internet could cause damage to the brain similar to that by use of alcohol and drugs, a Chinese study has said.According to scientists, ... Read more...

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Marriage can kill the criminal in you


September 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) Marriage can help reduce crime by enabling people to develop greater self-control.Walter Forrest, criminologist, Monash University and associate professor Carter Hay from Florida State University found ... Read more...

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Fast-paced TV shows erode kids’ learning skills


September 12th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Being glued to fast-paced unreal TV shows might severely compromise a child's learning skills, US psychologists say. University of Virginia psychologists tested four-year-old children immediately after ... Read more...

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Alcohol dulls brain into making mistakes


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Why do people with above average intelligence act irrationally, especially when they are drunk?A new study says that alcohol dulls the brain signal warning people about ... Read more...

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What keeps Anna going - diet plan (With ‘Anna is a tough man, say amazed doctors’)


August 27th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Though Anna Hazare has been subsisting on water for the past 12 days and has amazed doctors and the public alike with his energy, ... Read more...

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Kids punished harshly fumble at tasks


July 27th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 27 (IANS) Children in schools that mete out harsh punishments fumble at tasks involving planning and abstract thinking.The findings suggest that a harshly punitive environment may have long-term ... Read more...

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Sports help cool aggression among boys


July 7th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Physical education teaches children about fitness and encourages them to adopt a healthy lifestyle, a study says. A researcher in Tel Aviv University in Israel has ... Read more...

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Peer pressure drives juvenile cybercrimes


June 24th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Peer pressure and low self-control seem to be driving juvenile cybercrimes that include computer hacking and online bullying.Thomas Holt, criminologist and assistant professor at the Michigan ... Read more...

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Nepal defends Baba Ramdev aide


June 7th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Strong reactions poured in from Nepal Tuesday after reports in the Indian media quoted an Indian politician as accusing yoga guru Baba Ramdev's principal aide Balkrishna ... Read more...

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‘Working memory’ key to self-control under stress


May 12th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Can we anticipate how well someone will control his or her emotions, stay calm during stress, or even accept critical feedback stoically?Heath A. Demaree, professor of ... Read more...

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Soon, a biographical comic book on Lindsay Lohan’s wild lifestyle


April 26th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
The book is set to release in September 2011, however with news of the latest legal troubles,there's still plenty that can be added about the 24-year old actress in the ... Read more...

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Happy people go for candies


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Happy people are more likely to eat candy bars and hopeful ones choose fruit."Most of us are aware that we often fall victim to emotional eating, ... Read more...

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Negative attitudes toward overweight people going global


March 29th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 29 (ANI): A cross-cultural study of attitudes toward obesity has found that stigma against overweight people is becoming a cultural norm around the world, even in places where larger bodies ... Read more...

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Stigma against fat people becoming global


March 29th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Unlike in the US, fat people have not necessarily been seen in poor light in other parts of the world. But now the stigma against overweight ... Read more...

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Bottling up emotions ‘can make people more aggressive’


March 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): New research from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota has found that bottling up emotions can make people more aggressive.The study could have ... Read more...

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Bottling up emotions can make you more aggressive


March 24th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Ever wanted to yell at your difficult boss, but swallowed your anger? Researchers say such acts of supressing your emotions can actually be counterproductive, as it ... Read more...

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Feeling angry? Blame the diet


March 20th, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) People who diet are more likely to be irritable and angry than those who eat what they like.The effort involved in exerting self-control over food can ... Read more...

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How going on a diet can provoke anger


March 19th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Those cutting out the calories are more irritable and angry than those who eat what they like, according to researchers.Their study revealed that the effort involved in exerting ... Read more...

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Self-control can provoke anger


March 18th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Self-control could make you more likely to behave aggressively towards others. This is often seen with people on diets who are known to be irritable and ... Read more...

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Exerting self-control makes people more likely to behave aggressively


March 18th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A new study has found that people who make an effort to exert self-control are attracted to aggressive art and public policy appeals.They also don't appreciate messages ... Read more...

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