The Marshmallow Test, Distraction and Food Addiction

In 1960 a study was conducted at Stanford University by Walter Mischel and Ebbe B. Ebbesen to learn more about when the control of delayed gratification, develops in children. I am now 37. I still regularly fail at this. In what became the first social experiment relating to discipline, the scientists used a small random sample.  Children were brought into a room and told they could have…

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