Identifying with others who control themselves could strengthen your own self-control

Identifying with others who control themselves could strengthen your own self-control

Is self-control something you can acquire, like a new language or a taste for opera? Or is it one of those things you either have or don’t, like fashion sense or a knack for telling a good joke?

Sabine Doebel
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Can better self-control can be developed if you identify with people who practice self-control?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3
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