Temperatures and Self-Regulation
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This paper looks at various factors in self-regulation and how different temperaments affect them. It cites several studies done in young children and how they are able to delay gratification for a greater reward, as an example of self-regulatory ability.
From the Paper:"The self-regulation of appetitive impulses has been studied mostly in pre-school children looking at their ability to forgo an immediate reward that is less attractive in return for a delayed reward that is more attractive to them. It has been shown that the children psychologically distance themselves from the hot quality of the reward taste of cookies by focusing on cool cognitive cues such as the shape of the cookies or by distracting thoughts. These authors hypothesized that thinking of rejection in terms of hot emotional responses would cause more hostility..."
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