Definitions for "Impulsivity"
the tendency to react quickly and inappropriately to a situation rather than to take the time to consider alternatives and to choose carefully
Reacting to a situation without considering the consequences.
The initiation of sudden activity without thinking.
Non-goal oriented activity exhibited by individuals who lack careful thought and reflection prior to a behavior.
The propensity toward acting upon an urge as opposed to rational thought.
According to Gottfredson and Hirschi's general theory, the trait that produces criminal behaviour; impulsive people lack self-control.
a prominent characteristic of both bipolar disorder (BD) (Swann et al
The inability to control behavior. This is a major symptom of ADHD.