Latest Deferred gratification Stories
A person’s ability to delay gratification—forgoing a smaller reward now for a larger reward in the future—may depend on how trustworthy the person perceives the reward-giver to be, according
People who have problems delaying gratification are often seen as having a lack of impulse control, but a new study in the journal Frontiers in Psychology suggests that these people may not believe that gratification will still be there if they have to wait for it.
In a modified version of the Stanford University Marshmallow Experiment, Hare and Rosati created two experiments meant to measure the emotional reaction of bonobos and chimps when faced with a game of chance.
Breakthrough research in the 1960s that used marshmallows to assess a child’s ability to delay gratification has been revisited with a fresh, new study by the University of Rochester.
Weill Cornell–led study looks at delayed gratification in adults first tested with marshmallows and cookies as pre-schoolers.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good things come to those who wait.
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