Definition of Impulsivity

1. Noun. Inclined to act on impulse rather than thought. ¹



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Definition of Impulsivity

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Literary usage of Impulsivity

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1. The Science, Treatment, and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviorsby Diana H. Fishbein by Diana H. Fishbein (2004)
"Tinder-box criminal violence: Neurogenic impulsivity, risk-taking, and the phenomenology of rational choice. In R. V Clarke & M. Felson (Eds.), ..."

2. Content Area Reading: A Heuristic Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1990)
"Secure; reserved and methodical; accountant type; tends to like math, grammar, and literature Quadrant III: Low stability/low impulsivity. ..."

3. Individual Differences in the Behavioral Etiology of Drug Abuse edited by Harold W. Gordon, Meyer D. Glantz (1997)
"Specific Aim 1b—Construction of New Measures of impulsivity From Old Scales. ... As noted, measures of impulsivity have been developed primarily for ..."

4. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Finally, literature in the areas of stochastic decision-making dynamics (Busemeyer and Townsend 1993), the measurement of impulsivity (Barratt and Patton ..."

5. Governor's Task Force (Missouri) on School Violence Report: Missouri Report edited by Gary B. Kempker (1999)
"impulsivity - the link between impulsivity and aggression in children has been well documented. 2. Empathy - while results tend to be mixed, ..."

6. The Sex Offender: Current Treatment Modalities and Systems Issuesby Barbara K Schwartz by Barbara K Schwartz (2002)
"impulsivity and persistence in adult inpatient “impulse” offenders. ... Cognitive behavioral treatment for impulsivity: Concrete versus conceptual training ..."

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