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Joachim de Posada:
Don't eat the marshmallow!

TED2009 · 5:58 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Joachim de Posada: Don't eat the marshmallow!
5:58 · Filmed February 2009 at TED2009 · Subtitles available in 43 languages

In this short talk from TED U, Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification — and how it can predict future success. With priceless video of kids trying their hardest not to eat the marshmallow.

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Joachim de Posada is a speaker and motivational coach. He's the author of "How to Survive Among the Piranhas" and "Don't Eat the Marshmallow ... Yet." Full bio
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