The "marshmallow test" challenged the previous assumption that members of the generation born into the accelerated world are more impatient than the generation of grandparents.Kids Are More Patient Than 50 Years If we are thinking of toddlers, it is hardly the first time for a kid to be patient. And most people live with the preconception that we are less and less able to work with technology in a gradual process of acceleration. These two pre-requisites are swept off the desk by a researcher who has not been exposed to light recently. The so-called "marshmallow test" is 2 minutes, and they get 2 pieces of juice. The result of the test is surprising: with the greater reward, today 's children are able to patiently postpone satisfying their needs, and to wait for the right time than 50 years ago in the American Association for Psychology (Psychologist). We can say that despite smartphone hijacking and information available on the web, children are now more likely to have "imaginative" skills, says the University of Minnesota Psychology in Science Daily. dr. Stephanie M. Carlson.
They were totally expecting somethingThe results of the research are completely contrary to the general requirements. The researchers asked 358 adults what the results were. According to this, 72 percent of them expected that today's children would be less patient, 75 percent believed that children were now much less self-controlled. Preconception is based on the exploitation of technology in children. According to a 2010 study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, children between the ages of 8 and 10 spend 7 hours a day on a technology device, and according to a survey conducted by Common Sense Media, 38 percent of children over 2 years of age can benefit from a mobile phone. The development of abstract thinking, the increase in enrollment in schools, the change in parents' attitudes, the cognitive skills associated with technology tools are also likely to result in childrenCarlson.More articles on parenting:
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