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

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

  • 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
  • The ability to resist temptation as a child has no effect on self control as an adult
  • children who are unable to resist temptation will grow up to have an inactive Inferior Frontal Gyrus

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

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

5. What was a major weakness of the study?

  • Responses to the go/no go tasks did not reflect normal social responses to facial expressions
  • The reserch was socially sensitive towards low delayers
  • fMRIs are very expensive and time-consuming to carry out
  • Casey was decietful

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