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A Joosr Guide to... the Marshmallow Test by Walter Mischel

Understanding Self-control and How To Master It
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In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com.

Why do some people find it easy to resist temptation and yet others struggle? Can you learn self-control, and if so, how? If the reward is something you really want, where do you find the willpower to stay the course until you reach your goal? The answers to these questions can be found within our own psyche, but how? Where? Why?

The Marshmallow Test discusses the well-known childhood experiment that challenged the very young to resist an immediate treat in a small amount for the promise of being rewarded later with twice as much of the treat. Through observation, psychologists have expanded their understanding of the cognitive coping skills used to delay gratification for the larger reward in the future. We now know those same coping skills can be learned and adapted to help us out through all stages of life.

You will learn:

· How to effectively replace emotional decisions with practical decision-making

· Why positive nurturing of self-control habits in childhood can impact our success in adulthood

· How picturing a future outcome can motivate good choices and create aversions to poor ones.


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Publisher: Joosr Ltd

Kindle Book

  • Release date: February 26, 2016

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781785672422
  • File size: 342 KB
  • Release date: February 26, 2016

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781785672422
  • File size: 342 KB
  • Release date: February 26, 2016

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com.

Why do some people find it easy to resist temptation and yet others struggle? Can you learn self-control, and if so, how? If the reward is something you really want, where do you find the willpower to stay the course until you reach your goal? The answers to these questions can be found within our own psyche, but how? Where? Why?

The Marshmallow Test discusses the well-known childhood experiment that challenged the very young to resist an immediate treat in a small amount for the promise of being rewarded later with twice as much of the treat. Through observation, psychologists have expanded their understanding of the cognitive coping skills used to delay gratification for the larger reward in the future. We now know those same coping skills can be learned and adapted to help us out through all stages of life.

You will learn:

· How to effectively replace emotional decisions with practical decision-making

· Why positive nurturing of self-control habits in childhood can impact our success in adulthood

· How picturing a future outcome can motivate good choices and create aversions to poor ones.


Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    Joosr Ltd

    Kindle Book
    Release date: February 26, 2016

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781785672422
    File size: 342 KB
    Release date: February 26, 2016

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781785672422
    File size: 342 KB
    Release date: February 26, 2016

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
  • Languages
    English