Don’t eat the marshmallow … yet!

marshmallow-test

Marshmallows
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Adapted from CBC News by Nancy Carson
Level 3
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In the late 1960s and early 1970s,
Walter Mischel designed an experiment.
Mischel is a psychology professor.
He wanted to study
self-control in young children.
The children were ages four to six.

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