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Welcome to the home of the Barnard Toddler Study, a collaborative series of research studies conducted by Columbia and Cornell Universities. Our lab teams, under the direction of Dr. Walter Mischel & Dr. Vivian Zayas, study delay of gratification and self-regulation, continuing a tradition of groundbreaking investigation in social and personality psychology.

We invite you to learn more about our past and current research, meet our staff, and find out how you can get involved with studies currently in progress.

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