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Don't eat the marshmallow!

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In this short talk from TED U, Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification -- and how it can predict future success. With priceless video of kids trying their hardest not to eat the marshmallow.

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Neuroscience demonstrates how crucial dealyed gratification or "the ihibitory impulse" is to the development of higher order brain functions in the sophisticated NeoCortex. These higher order brain functions, known as the Executive Functions include the inhibitory impulse, cognitive flexibility, ability to plan and prioritise, etc. The development of these capacities is key for learning, developing human relationships and for the world of work.
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I don't know πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ how the girl ate ONLY the INSIDE of the marshmallow! I did not even know that it was possible to do that! One day I am going to try to eat the inside of a marshmallow. Do you think YOU could eat the inside of a marshmallow? I think you should definitely TRY to eat the inside of a marshmallow. Good 😊 luck!πŸ‘πŸ» πŸ˜„πŸ˜πŸ˜‰πŸ˜›πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜‹πŸ˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜‡πŸ€€πŸ€Ήβ€β™€οΈπŸ€Ήβ€β™€οΈπŸ€Ήβ€β™€οΈπŸ†πŸ†πŸŽ–πŸ’―πŸ•“πŸ•˜πŸ•πŸ•’πŸ•§πŸ•”πŸ•™πŸ•žπŸ•£πŸ•πŸ••πŸ•šπŸ•ŸπŸ•€πŸ•–πŸ•›πŸ• πŸ•₯πŸ•’πŸ•—πŸ•œπŸ•‘πŸ•¦πŸƒβ™¦οΈβ™₯οΈβ™£οΈβ™ οΈπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ‡±πŸ‡·πŸ‡±πŸ‡·πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ˜
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