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Author Mischel, Walter, author.
Title The marshmallow test : mastering self-control / Walter Mischel.
Pub Info New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2014]
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Edition First edition.
Descript viii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Delay ability : enabling self-control. In Stanford University's Surprise Room ; How they do it ; Thinking hot and cool ; The roots of self-control ; The best-laid plans ; Idle grasshoppers and busy ants ; Is it prewired? The new genetics -- From marshmallows in pre-K to money in 401(k). The engine of success : "I think I can!" ; Your future self ; Beyond the here and now ; Protecting the hurt self : self-distancing ; Cooling painful emotions ; The psychological immune system ; When smart people act stupid ; If-Then signatures of personality ; The paralyzed will ; Will fatigue -- From lab to life. Marshmallows and public policy l Applying core strategies ; Human nature.
Summary Psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the well-known Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it.
Subject Self-control.
PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child.
ISBN 9780316230872 (hbk.)
0316230871 (hbk.)
9780316230865 (pbk.)
0316230863 (pbk.)
9780316336192 (international)
031633619X (international)
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