In 1968 Stanford psychology professor Walter Mischel performed a series of tests on four-year-old’s referred to as The Marshmallow Experiment. Mischel would give a child a single puffy white marshmallow, then leave him or her alone in the room with it. Before he departed, he’d make each kid a delicious offer: if they wanted to,…Read more
A recent study came out showing that more and more young adults today are still living at home and/or returning to the nest after being away from home. Apparently there is even a name for this trend, “The Boomerang Generation“. Some developmental psychologists have argued that adolescents has been extended into the 30’s. What do…Read more
For many, by choice or circumstance, independence no longer begins at 21.