1. What was a major weakness of the study?
- Casey was decietful
- Responses to the go/no go tasks did not reflect normal social responses to facial expressions
- fMRIs are very expensive and time-consuming to carry out
- The reserch was socially sensitive towards low delayers
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2. What were the two categories the participants were put into after their marshmallow test when they were four?
- High delayers, Low delayers
- Go, No go
- Aggressive, Non-aggressive
- High control, Low control
3. How many of Casey's original 59 participants from experiment 1 took part in experiment 2?
4. Who were Casey's participants for experiment 1?
- 59 adults who had attended Stanford Bing Nursery as children
- 11 split brain surgery patients
- 149 undergraduates from VU University, Amsterdam
- 117 adults who had attended Stanford Bing Nursery as children
5. which of these is a correct conclusion from the study?
- The ability to resist temptation as a child has no effect on self control as an adult
- there is very little difference in reaction times of high and low delayers
- resistance to temptation is a relatively stable individual difference which continues from childhood to adulthood
- children who are unable to resist temptation will grow up to have an inactive Inferior Frontal Gyrus