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Self-control as a personality trait

Known as: Self-Control, Regulation, Self, Control, Self 
An individual's ability to manage and monitor their emotions, behaviors, and desires in the face of external demands in order to function in society.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
According to the strength model, self-control is a finite resource that determines capacity for effortful control over dominant… 
Review
2009
Review
2009
OBJECTIVE Meta-analyses of behavior change (BC) interventions typically find large heterogeneity in effectiveness and small… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Emotion regulation has emerged as a popular topic, but there is doubt about its viability as a scientific construct. This article… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
It is proposed that goals can be activated outside of awareness and then operate nonconsciously to guide self-regulation… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This prospective study applied self-determination theory to investigate the effects of students' course-specific self-regulation… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
The prevalence of obesity among children is high and is increasing. We know that obesity runs in families, with children of obese…