Saturday, July 7, 2012

Self-control, Cravings, and the Brain

Researchers have found that self-control is managed by the part of the brain known as the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex.  They've also found that exerting a lot of self-control at one time will make it harder to exert self-conrol in the short term.  The article from Men's Health also gives some tips for using self-control resources more wisely.