Here are are couple of new posts on self-control studies I’ve already extensively written about, but they can serve as useful summaries. I’m adding this post to My Best Posts About Helping Students Develop Their Capacity For Self-Control, which is where you can find my original posts about the information (along with a bunch of other more practical classroom ideas on the topic):

Wait For Another Cookie? by Dan Ariely

Childhood self-control linked with multiple outcomes at age 32 from The Research Digest