Impulse control (waiting for a toy and not grabbing) is a vital part of brain development and can be strengthened through practice. Impulse control is part of what’s termed “executive function.” Neuroscientist Adele Diamond’s research examines executive function (impulse control, memory, adaptability, problem-solving, reasoning and other skills) in young children and shows how strong executive function can lead to later academic success.
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