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Self-Control Is Just Empathy With Your Future Self

theatlantic.com

Self-control, an ability to overcome your current state of want or desire, and appreciate the needs of your future self, is similar to the feelings of empathy and selflessness, which essentially is the same ability projected on others.

The feelings of self-control and empathy generate fr...

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The Theory Of Mind

The Right Temporoparietal Junction part of our brain helps us think about other people, understanding their mental states. 
If this region is well developed and better connected to other parts of the brain, people behave altruistically ...

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