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Latest Impulsivity Stories

2012-03-08 15:57:15

A new study lead by the Neuroscience Institute of Alicante reveals how manipulating the endocannabinoid system can modulate high levels of impulsivity.

2011-11-17 03:33:48

Being impulsive can lead us to say things we regret, buy things we really don't need, engage in behaviors that are risky and even develop troublesome addictions.

2011-07-18 14:36:06

People with personality traits of high neuroticism and low conscientiousness are likely to go through cycles of gaining and losing weight throughout their lives.

2011-06-29 18:02:19

Research led by the University of Cambridge has found a link between impulsivity and flawed reasoning (such as believing in superstitious rituals and luck) in problem gamblers.

2011-03-11 14:05:25

It seems that women become addicted to cocaine more easily than men and find it harder to give up.

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2010-10-14 10:50:00

Disorganized and emotionally unstable, poorly adapted, suffering from alcohol problems, impulsive, or with a "globally adapted" personality.

2010-06-30 12:32:45

Previous studies have found that the personality trait impulsivity, or a lack of planning and forethought regarding behaviors, is associated with alcohol use and alcohol-use disorders.

2010-05-03 13:13:17

Study shows weak executive cognitive function not always to blame.

2010-01-28 13:09:42

ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is among the costliest of behavioral disorders.

2009-04-23 18:34:54

Genetic predisposition to impulsivity is a trait predictive of alcoholism, U.S.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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