MAY 15, 2015 05:53 PM PDT
Modern 'Marshmallow Test' Shows Kids Delaying Pleasure
POSTED BY: Will Hector
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This is a very rough approximation of the marshmallow test conducted by Walter Mischel and associates at Stanford University in the 1960s, which is discussed in my article in the Trending section. Its best feature is that it demonstrates some of what Mischel refers to as the cognitive tools children use to successfully distract themselves from eating the marshmallow.

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