Self-Control: The Key to Health and Wealth

FORM 12 (71 points)

TEST Nr 5
 
Distance learning
Reading. ( 12 points)
Read the two texts and do the task. Fill in each gap with an appropriate phrase from the list. Write the appropriate letter in the gap. There are more phrases than gaps.
Self-Control: The Key to Health and Wealth
Every kid throws temper tantrums and behaves impulsively once in a while. But new research suggests that a lack of self-control during youth may predict health problems, (1) H and a criminal record by adulthood.
In a survey of more than 1,000 children who were studied from birth to age 32, scientists found that kids who scored lowest (2) _D__ - those who were more impulsive and easily frustrated and had the most trouble with delaying gratification or waiting their (3) _K__ - were roughly three times as likely by adulthood to report having multiple health problems and addictions, earning less than $20,000 a year, becoming a single parent or committing a crime than kids (4) _M__.
The good news is that sel...

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