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2. 'Delaying Gratification' is...

  • Our ability to wait in the short term for a better consequence in the long term
  • a psychological reaction to being presented with a decision to make
  • our abilty to resist a treat in order to get two treats later
  • our desire to have a reward in the short term instead of waiting for a better one in the long term

3. which of these is a correct conclusion from the study?

  • 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
  • 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

4. who suggested that there is a 'hot' and a 'cool' system in our brains concerned with reward seeking and cognitive control respectively?

  • Keys et al (1944)
  • Loftus and Palmer (1974)
  • Metcalfe and Mischel (1999)
  • Baynes, Eliassen and Gazzaniga (1997)

5. What were the two categories the participants were put into after their marshmallow test when they were four?

  • Aggressive, Non-aggressive
  • High delayers, Low delayers
  • Go, No go
  • High control, Low control


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