Tag: self control

October 11, 2011

Are We Creating a Marshmallow Society?

In a famous psychology experiment in the 60s, Walter Mischel tested children on their ability to defer gratification.   The kids were offered a marshmallow, or if they waited to eat it, they were promised two marshmallows.
The idea was to find out if four year-olds could defer gratification.  Three year-olds cannot.  …Read the Rest

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