Discipline and deliberate choice are not the same. One requires self-direction, the other … just discipline.

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As a note they did the marshmallow test in areas where things were less fair to students (e.g. they DIDN’T bring a second marshmallow when they said they would) and these students became less hopeful about discipline.

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