HOLD THAT THOUGHT
Delayed gratification as a “strategic allocation of attention”. And how this self-control may pay off in bigger ways.
“In adults, this skill is often referred to as metacognition, or thinking about thinking, and it’s what allows people to outsmart their shortcomings”
Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2009/05/18/090518fa_fact_lehrer?currentPage=4#ixzz0afXLlybl