Issues in Self-Control Theory and Research: Confidence, Doubt, Expectancy Bias, and Opposing Forces: Janet A. Sniezek
Self-regulation refers to a narrow but critical slice of behavior that permeates most human activities. Without self-regulation, I cannot be, do, or get what I want. None of my actions follow from consciousness. With it, I can make ideas reality. I have power over myself, and my thoughts influence my actions.