The Marshmallow Test: Understanding Self-control and How To Master It (Paperback)Walter Mischel (author)
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“Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel has spent a lifetime studying the way our brains work, and his conclusions about how we exercise self-control – or don’t are profound and important.” - Daily Mail
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 230 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 21 mm
This is a complex book that explores human nature, neuroscience and genetics, enlivened by a sprinkling of anecdotes. It's also a book that can show you how to change your behaviour: whether it's finally setting up that pension, cutting your alcohol intake or shunning the marshmallows for good. -- Rosamund Urwin * Evening Standard *
This is a genial, optimistic book and a rather soothing read ... it provides an important and largely painless insight into a profound transformation in psychology * The Sunday Times *
Walter Mischel is one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century, and The Marshmallow Test will make him one of the most influential in this century, too. * Steven Pinker *
A top five psychology title * Independent on Sunday *
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