Friday, September 18, 2009
Although off-topic, I'm a big fan of science and so felt compelled to share this gem.
The experiment gives children an opportunity to double their sugar bounty if they can exert self-control for 20 minutes without supervision. Cuteness is the overriding data point, as you'll see:
Studies like this have a long pedigree, as recounted recently in The New Yorker online.