Daniel Goleman is a science writer in the New York Times for twelve years. He is also the author of the sensational book Emotional Intelligence. One of the most important lessons from his book is children who can delay instant gratification more success in later life phase. His explanation about the Marshmallow Experiment tells us the importance of teaching our children the power of will to delay gratification. 

What makes this research great? Because they wait ten year later to confirm or disconfirm their prediction.

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