Category Archives: Self-Regulation

Sesame Street Sums up my Dissertation

In honor of my rapidly approaching the 50% mark of dissertation data collection, I present to you, blogosphere, Sesame Street’s take on my area of research, self-regulation. In this video, Cookie Monster learns to “function like an executive” (Ha!  Executive … Continue reading Continue reading

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As a researcher, I’m interested in children’s self-regulation.  It’s an important part of their development, impacting their relationships with their peers and families, their school readiness, their academic success, and a number of other important outcomes.  You might recognize one popular measure used in this literature, the Marshmallow Delay, which challenges children to wait patiently […] Continue reading

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