Potential Benefits

For people with low impulse control there is less filtering of thoughts and emotions, which means they tend to act more impulsively and with less consideration. This opens for the development of abilities such as quicker decision making, more instinctual thoughts, higher spontaneity, and higher creativity. These people tend to have less consideration of consequences, which can make them better at taking risks and challenging decisions. It can also mean that they are more open to new ideas and experiences. With less inhibition of impulses and thoughts they may be more prone to coming up with unique ideas and be good at problem-solving.

Higher impulsivity may also be associated with higher persistency as these individuals are more likely to act impulsively and pursue their goal without hesitation. This sense of urgency and drive, together with their potential will to take risks and try new things, can also lead to persistence in the face of challenges and setbacks.

Additionally, less control of impulses could mean that someone can more easily act on their emotions, which could lead to a person better understanding and having compassion for the emotions of others.