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Definition 1

Self-control, in psychology, is a cognitive process that serves to restrain certain behaviors and emotions vis-a-vis temptations and impulses. This aspect of self-regulation allows individuals to achieve goals (Diamond, 2013). (See also intertemporal choice, present bias, dual-self model, dual-system theory, ego depletion, and decision fatigue.)

Source: Behavioral Economics

Definition 2

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