MARSHMALLOW EXPERIMENT

MARSHMALLOW EXPERIMENT

Annotated Bibliography: Please make sure to summarize, assess and reflect on the following websites and topics…pay attention to info in parenthesis: https://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2012/05/22/history-of-psychology-how-a-marshmallow-shaped-our-views-of-self-control (Please make sure to reference the developer Walter Mischel, roots of the original study in Trinidad, First American study, self-control and delayed gratification, number of children studied etc.) 1) http://healthland.time.com (the environment the experiment was conducted in (lab, private room), type of treats, visibility of the treats and distractions used. 2) http://www.mentorcoach.com/mischel/ (Please make sure to include failure and success for the children) 3) https://academic.oup.com/scan/article/6/2/252/1619382/ Willpower-over-the-life-span-decomposing-self (The result of the follow-up of the children in the initial study, longer the child waits, change of perception and “cool” ‘hot”) 4) www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/09/what-the-marshmallow-test-really-teaches-about-self-control/380673/ (Criticisms of the test – Small or homogenous, trust in authority, hunger, stable vs. unstable environment)