College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Archives - 440 In The Media

Houser in PNAS: impulse control can be practiced and developed.

Houser in PNAS: impulse control can be practiced and developed.

In a study reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Daniel Houser, chair, Department of Economics, and director, Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science, worked with a team that found that regular acts of self control can increase a subject's ability to resist other selfish impulses.