Beyond Marshmallows

BEYOND MARSHMALLOWS

Lecture by Dr. Walter Mischel

Sunday Novermber 23, 2014
3:00 PM

Lincoln High School Auditorium
1600 Southwest Salmon Street, Portland, OR

Sponsored by Arbor School and hosted by Lincoln High School, this lecture is Dr. Mischel's gift to the community where two of his grandchildren are growing up. 

Dr. Mischel's pioneering work on self-control continues to dominate thinking in this crucial arena of development.  With his new book The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control, Dr. Mischel goes beyond thinking about assessing for willpower to understanding more deeply how self-control and executive functions work in the mind and brain, and how they can be enhanced

Please join educators, parents, and community members from throughout the region for Dr. Mischel's discussion of self-regulation and the development of the character traits that will enable students to pursue their highest aspirations. 

Seating is limited, so please make your reservation here.

*Dr. Mischel will be signing his new book at Powell's Books on Burnside at 7:30 PM on Friday 21 November 2014.