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Time and the Situation of Marshmallows

Posted by The Situationist Staff on July 1, 2009

Most of our readers are familiar with Walter Mischel‘s landmark experiment on marshmallows, delayed gratification, and success. For the rest of you, here are a couple of videos, including one by Situationist Contributor Philip Zimbardo, summarizing the study.

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One Response to “Time and the Situation of Marshmallows”

  1. Greta said

    Would be interesting to see how these kids now grown work out in the political persuasion of conservative or liberal, democrat or republican

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