Resources that complement the audio documentary.
Studies on Delayed Gratification, Bilingualism and Interleaving
Abstract of the marshmallow study (“Cognitive and Attentional Mechanisms in Delay of Gratification” by Walter Mischel and co-authors)
Studies on Bilingualism
Comparison of executive function in bilingual and monolingual kids, and Ellen Bialystok’s other studies.
Featured Bilingual Programs
Studies on Interleaving
The interleaving study from Bob Bjork’s lab (including the art history tests mentioned in the documentary).
Test your own “retrieval practice” skills, courtesy of The Exploratorium.