Don’t Eat The Marshmallow

Phillip Zimbardo, the leader of the notorious 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment, gives a talk on how happiness can be achieved based on setting an optimal mix of time perspective factors:

High Past-Positive, Moderately high Future, and Moderate Present-Hedonism

So… we should think deeply about our memories of the marshmallow, enjoy the marshmallow’s presence while it’s there, but wait for the future before we kind of eat it?

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