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Marshmallow Test

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The Marshmallow Test by Walter Mischel Walter Mischel’s work is receiving considerable publicity at the moment. His marshmallow test involved leaving young children, typically about four years old, alone in a room with a marshmallow or other goodie. They were told that if they could resist eating it for 15 or so minutes, they could have two instead of one marshmallow. The progress of these children was checked later as young adults. It was found that those who could defer gratification Read more […]