Just a little (lateral prefrontal) patience

  title={Just a little (lateral prefrontal) patience},
  author={Joseph W. Kable},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
From Charlie Sheen to Tiger Woods, there is a long list of people who might wish that some of their past decisions had been made with greater thought given to the future consequences. In addition to a fair number of tabloid-cover celebrities, this list would also include people who have run up large debts, failed to keep New Year’s resolutions or struggled with addiction. Indeed, most of us have probably wondered at one time or another why we sometimes make myopic decisions and how in turn we… CONTINUE READING