self control

Marshmallow Test Revisited

Have you heard of the Marshmallow Test? It was one of the one of the more influential pieces of research in psychology and is often considered as scientific proof for the importance of self control. And, it inspired a number of interventions (although that was not the intent of the research). The Marshmallow Test was… Read more

Expectation Gap

When do parents expect that children can control their emotions? When do parents think that children are able to share and take turns? Is what they expect realistic? Zero to Three’s survey of American parents reveals there’s a gap between what parents expect and what children are developmentally able to do. (Click the images for… Read more