In this short TED talk, Joachim de Posada shares the findings of a very cute and funny experiment that he says reveals the most important factor in success. Delayed gratification, it seems, is more predictive of a child’s success in later years than IQ, GPA, and many other traditional measures. His message to you? Don’t eat the marshmallow.
Fore more very funny outtakes from kids taking the marshmallow test, watch this:
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