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The marshmallows in question were part of experiments on delayed gratification conducted by Walter Mischel at Stanford University in the 1960s. In the original experiment, children between the ages of 4 to 6 were alone in a room at a table that had one marshmallow on it in front of them. The children were told that they could eat the marshmallow if they wished, but if they waited until the examiner came back without eating it, they would get two marshmallows. The waiting time was 15 minutes,...

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Tension marks education goals rewriteBy Summer Ballentine and David A. LiebAssociated PressJEFFERSON CITY – An effort to rewrite Missouri's educational standards got off to a tense and sometimes...

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‘Tis the season for tailgating! What better time to build a better tailgate with nutritional trade-ups and simple swaps. Add food fun and team spirit to your next tailgating event without sacrificing any of the crowd favorites. From better...

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Blue Springs boys cross country coach Frank Gallick had reasonable hopes for his team at Saturday’s home meet at Lake Jacomo.While star senior Stephen Mugeche might have been a bit disheartened at not threatening the course record...

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The Independence Police Department is asking for assistance to locate an Independence man missing since June.Christopher M. Vasquez, 23, was last seen in Kansas City on June 12. He was reported missing from the 300 block of East Elm Street...

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Cedric Gibbs and David Frazier could afford to slow things down after the first mile, as they were the only ones pushing each other.The Truman senior duo finished 1-2, covering the course behind Osage Trail Middle School in 17 minutes, 48...

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Fans attending the fifth annual Missouri Mavericks Fan Fest did not get the bombshell announcement many of them were anticipating – that their Central Hockey League team was jumping over the East Coast Hockey League.“I know...

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The Lee’s Summit North volleyball team made it to the semifinals of its own tournament, while Truman failed to get out of pool play.Truman, though, had arguably the toughest pool with North and eventual tourney runner-up...

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CLEVELAND – Danny Duffy pushed the Royals a little closer to the top in the AL Central and nearer their first playoff appearance in 29 years.Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as Kansas...

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