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This researcher taught us how to resist temptation

Clip: 09/20/2018 | 6m 52s

Researcher Walter Mischel’s most famous contribution was the marshmallow test, a widely replicated experiment that explored the connection between saving and psychology. Economics correspondent Paul Solman remembers Mischel, who died last week at the age of 88.

Aired: 09/20/18

Rating: NR

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