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A LIFE WORTH LIVING: Death, Tolstoy’s Ivan Ilyich and the effects of mind-wandering

In Leo Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilyich, the main character’s mind tends to wander in both time and space. “In court he found his […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living []...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 14, 2016

The Marshmallow Experiment

Oh, The Temptation from Steve V on Vimeo. Check out this brilliant video on the battle between instant and delayed gratification. It’s modeled after a test done by Walter Mischel at Stanford University in the 1960s. The test followed the subjec...
by Mother, Inc on Sep 17, 2009

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