Self-Regulation - Resources
Self-regulation is one of the most basic virtues, in the sense that some degree of it is necessary for the acquisition of any other virtue. It is the capacity to regulate and restrain one's thoughts, emotions, and behaviors for the sake of achieving good ends. Self-regulation especially includes the ability to regulate the desires, and it includes the ability to direct one's thoughts and attention to one's goals.
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- Honken, N. B. & Ralston P. A. S. (2013). High achieving high school students and not so high achieving college students: A look at lack of self-control, academic ability, and performance in college. Journal of Advanced Academics 24 (2), 108 – 124.
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- Villavicencio, F. T. & Bernardo, A. B. I. (2013). Positive academic emotions moderate the relationship between self-regulation and academic achievement. British Journal of Educational Psychology 83, 329-340.