The brain’s self-control mechanism provides restraint in ALL areas at once

The ability to ‘hold on’ when you have a full bladder is an example of self control.

Interestingly, anyone considering an expensive purchase might do well to drink a bottle of water first, scientists concluded after finding that people with full bladders make wiser decisions.

Researchers discovered the brain’s self-control mechanism provides restraint in all areas at once. They found people with a full bladder were able to better control and “hold off” making important, or expensive, decisions, leading to better judgement.

Psychologists linked bladder control to the same part of the brain that activates feelings of desire and reward. Weird! Read more here.

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