Self-control training in adolescences

Repeated practice of self-control in any specific domains has been hypothesised to strengthen the “resource” for self-control in other unrelated areas.

In this study, participants (N = 48 [30 females] high school students) were asked to perform a two-week training of improving posture.

Despite participants’ high rate of compliance, no corroborating effects were reported on various psychological traits i.e. aggression, narcissistic tendency, and social anxiety.

By Shinta Kurnia, Arin Oktavianti, and Dessy Kusumawati (Sep 2014 – Mar 2015).

Supervised by Cleoputri Yusainy, Afia Fitriani, Ika Herani, and Yunita Kurniawati.

Individual articles can be downloaded here.

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