BJ Casey (2011) on Delaying Gratification

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'Delaying Gratification' is...
Our ability to wait in the short term for a better consequence in the long term
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Who were Casey's participants for experiment 1?
59 adults who had attended Stanford Bing Nursery as children
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What is 'Cognitive Control?'
the ability to suppress innappropriate thoughts/actions in favour of appropriate ones
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who suggested that there is a 'hot' and a 'cool' system in our brains concerned with reward seeking and cognitive control respectively?
Metcalfe and Mischel (1999)
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What were the two categories the participants were put into after their marshmallow test when they were four?
High delayers, Low delayers
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What was the percentage of false responses to 'no go tasks' in the hot trials in experiment 1 for high and low delayers respectively?
10.9%, 14.5%
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What was a major weakness of the study?
Responses to the go/no go tasks did not reflect normal social responses to facial expressions
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