The Marshmallow Test is a Bit Sticky

In 1972, social scientists at Stanford designed an experiment that tested the willpower of 90 preschoolers. They offered the 3 and 4-year-olds a delicious marshmallow with an even more delicious offer: if the child could resist eating the marshmallow for 15 minutes, the researcher would come back with a second marshmallow. It was perfectly okay […]