“If you’re thinking about the marshmallow and how delicious it is, then you’re going to eat it. The key is to avoid thinking about it in the first place."

--Walter Mischel

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As a Researcher

The Barnard Longitudinal Team welcomes applications for Research Assistant positions. Interested undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students at either Columbia or Cornell should send a brief email detailing interest, relevant work experience, and availability, to btcstudy@psych.columbia.edu. Include a resume or CV with your email if appropriate. Please note that direct work with participants is done only by the Columbia team and requires a minimum commitment of one year. Please include a resume or CV with your email if appropriate.

As a Participant

For more information about participating in our current or future phases of the study, please see this page.