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The RSA: meeting 21st century challenges by showcasing ideas, undertaking innovative research and building civic capacity around the world. We encourage public discourse and critical debate by providing platforms for leading experts to share new ideas on contemporary issues, through our public events programme. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.

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What Marshmallows Can Tell Us About Self-Control

October 16th, 2014

Episode 246 of 454 episodes

One of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century, Walter Mischel, visits the RSA to explore the nature of willpower, and the implications it has for everything from parenting to public policy.

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