Boring is as Boring Does

This week, my blog post for the Mindsoak team examines the importance of allowing our children to experience boredom, and hopefully grow from it as a result. You can read the full post here.

mindsoak-boredom

Desperate for a quick primer on emotional regulation and impulse control (or just looking for a quick task to expose your kids to the wonders of developmental science)? This experiment is typically referred to as the Delay of Gratification task, but here it is simply called The Marshmallow Test. Enjoy!

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