Harrington Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture
"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.