7:30 p.m. - John Patrick Theatre, Kleist Center for Art and Drama
"How Mind and Brain Enable Self-Control"
Dr. Walter Mischel, author of "The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control," discusses the psychological processes that enable delayed gratification and resistance to temptation.

Harrington Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture

October 20, 2016

7:30 p.m.Dr. Walter Mischel

John Patrick Theatre, Kleist Center for Art & Drama

"How Mind and Brain Enable Self-Control"

Dr. Walter Mischel is the Niven Professor of Humane Letters at Columbia University and the author of "The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control." His research into the psychological processes that enable people to delay gratification and resist temptation includes the well-known “marshmallow test” which showed that preschool children can learn to resist an immediate treat for the promise of a larger one later.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Department of Psychology at 440-826-2197.