Low On Self-Control? Surrounding Yourself With Strong-Willed Friends May Help, Duke University Study

Published: Apr 10, 2013

We all desire self-control -- the resolve to skip happy hour and go to the gym instead, to finish a report before checking Facebook, to say no to the last piece of chocolate cake. Though many struggle to resist those temptations, new research suggests that people with low self-control prefer and depend on people with high self-control, possibly as a way to make up for the skills they themselves lack.

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