Kids with low self-control are less successful adults

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CHILDREN who lack self-control are more likely to become adults with poor health and finances. So say Avshalom Caspi at Duke University in North Carolina, Terrie Moffitt at King’s College London and colleagues, who followed the progress of 1000 children born between 1972 and 1973 in New Zealand. The team measured self-control by asking the children, as well as their parents and teachers, about their behaviour every two years between the ages of 3 and 15, and then at 18, 21,