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Paperback:The marshmallow test : understanding self-control and how to master it / Walter Mischel:2015 Paperback The marshmallow test : understanding self-control and how to master it / Walter Mischel
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Author: Mischel, Walter
Year: 2015
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 155.25
Publisher: Corgi Books, 2015
ISBN: 0552168866 9780552168861
Control number 0552168866
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A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behaviour later in life? Walter Mischel's now iconic 'marshmallow test', one of the most famous experiments in the history of psychology, proved that the ability to delay gratification is critical to living a successful and fulfilling life. Now, Dr Mischel draws on decades of compelling research and life examples to explore further the nature of willpower, identifying the cognitive skills and mental mechanisms that enable it and showing how these can be applied to challenges in everyday life, from weight control to quitting smoking, overcoming heartbreak, making major decisions and planning for retirement.
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Hardback:The marshmallow test, understanding self-control and how to master it:2014 Hardback
Author: Mischel, Walter
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Hardback
Classification: 153.8
Publisher: Bantam Press
viii, 326 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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