Directed by Luke Sharpe for Running with Scissors and DNA
A group of 60 children who were given a chocolate fish and told they could eat it straight away or get two chocolate fish if they waited were filmed.
The idea is based on a series of studies on delayed gratification conducted at Stanford University in the late 1960s (and it was also one of the central themes in the movie The Five Year Engagement, which featured an experiment that left stale donuts on the table but said fresh ones were on their way). But while there's plenty of concern about the lack of financial literacy among the younger generations, the results seemed to indicate the future looked fairly bright.
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