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The Ongoing Controversy Over the Marshmallow Test

The legendary psychological experiment measured self-discipline, but its findings are squishy

ItIt has achieved legendary status as a psychology experiment, but for those who need a refresher: Around , the psychologist Walter Mischel and his colleagues at Stanford University began testing the patience of…




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Erman Misirlisoy, PhD

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