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The Marshmallow Test: Understanding Self-control and How To Master It



A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behaviour later in life?

Walter Mischel’s now iconic ‘marshmallow test,’ one of the most famous experiments in the history of psychology, proved that the ability to delay gratification is critical to living a successful and fulfilling life: self-control not only predicts higher marks in school, better social and cognitive…

The Marshmallow Test

ISBN 10 : 9781448154227
ISBN 13 : 1448154227

A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behaviour later i..


The Marshmallow Test

ISBN 10 : 9780316230858
ISBN 13 : 0316230855

Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given..


The Marshmallow Test

ISBN 10 : 9780316230858
ISBN 13 : 0316230855

Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given..



Maximum Willpower

ISBN 10 : 9781743294673
ISBN 13 : 1743294670

Willpower - the ability to control your attention, emotions, appetites and behaviour - influences your physical health, financial security, the quality of your relationships and yo..


Willpower

ISBN 10 : 9780857087195
ISBN 13 : 0857087193

Whip your self-control into shape Willpower is the handbook you need for success in all areas of your life. Regardless of what you want to achieve, you need the strength to perseve..


Willpower

ISBN 10 : 0141049480
ISBN 13 : 9780141049489

What's the secret of success: brains, looks, connections? The real answer is willpower. Based on years of psychological research, this book shows how self-control is the most impor..