Casey et al. 2011

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Where did the study take place?
America
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What is title of the study?
Delay Gratification
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What is meant by 'cognitive control'?
The ability to suppress competing inappropriate thoughts or actions in favour of appropriate ones
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Who is generally better at cognitive control?
Adults
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What kind of response takes place to a 'hot' cue?
Emotional
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What did low delayers do in the marshmallow test?
Took the immediate reward by eating the marshmllow
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What are the two parts of the brain that compete with each other?
Inferior frontal gyrus vs. ventral striatum
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What is the the role of the inferior frontal gyrus in the brain?
Decision making
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What happens in the ventral striatum of the brain?
Immediate rewards are recognised
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