Living in an ‘Instant Gratification’ world

The children are so cute in this reproduction of the classic Stanford University, Marshmallow experiment. It is obvious that some kids have to have the marshmallow or proverbial ‘it’ right now. However, it is amazing and so comforting to see that some of the children had the restraint and self-discipline to wait for ‘it.’ I wonder if perhaps they had less exposure to adults with low patience or whether they had limited experience with today’s technology. (more…)