Marshmallows, Monkeys, and Mortality
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Scientific Secrets for Self-Control
Taught by Professor C. Nathan DeWall | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
In this lecture, go inside the famous “marshmallow experiment” at Stanford University and its revelations about delayed gratification; learn how delaying gratification is important even for primates and dogs; and probe general differences in self-control and its effects on everything from mental health to wealth accumulation to an early death.