Self-control: serves the group

Logging In to the Brain’s Social Network
October 18, 2013
http://www.npr.org/2013/10/18/237100760/logging-in-to-the-brains-social-network

self-control seems like something that is there to help us move our own agenda forward, but a lot of times self-control is really serving to move the group’s agenda forward and serve the group.
So it’s a much more social factor than I think we usually consider.

 

related:

http://www.npr.org/2011/02/14/133629477/for-kids-self-control-factors-into-future-success