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The Power Of Self-Control

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

By larry in , , , on August 15, 2010

Failure To Launch

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

By larry in , , , , , , , , , on August 11, 2010

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