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From a Mothers Perspective:Teaching Children Impulse Control and Other Skills for Lifelong Success

Posted in Mothers Perspective on November 30th, 2011 by kidtelligent@gmail.com – Be the first to comment

We all want our children to have strong self-regulations skills such as impulse control, judgment, focus, and flexible thinking.  The efficiency of these skills, functions of the prefrontal cortex known as executive functions, is a solid predictor of success in various areas of life.  Researchers studying executive functions have followed subjects for decades, noting that the subjects who had shown impulse control as children did better academically, reported less drug use, and had greater satisfaction in their lives as adults.

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