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Berkeley: What is the loveliest thing a child has ever said to you? Richard Muller, Prof Physics, UC Berkeley, author "Now, The Physics of Time" Updated Aug 2, 2017 Originally Answered: What is the loveliest thing your child has ever said? "Would you like one, Grandpa?" OK- it was not my child but my 3-year-old granddaughter, but I still think it counts. I had read about the marshmallow test. You give a child a marshmallow, and then say that if she (Layla, in this case) could keep from eating it for 10 minutes, you'll give her a second. So I tried that test with my granddaughter (not with marshmallows, but with chocolate, which she likes much more) According to extensive experiments, children who "pass" the "marshmallow test" are far more successful in later life. They have learned a fundamental truth in life, that delayed gratification can lead to a far better long-term outcome. She sat and watched the chocolate. The 10-minute hourglass finally emptied, and she had succeeded. She asked for her second piece of chocolate. I gave it to her, and she now had two in her hand. That's when she looked up at me and asked, "Would you like one, Grandpa?" Needless to say, from that moment on I would readily give my life for her. 1.3m views View Upvoters View Sharers hippo-pot: awesomacious: The sweetest granddaughter btw the marshmallow test has been linked to class - kids from wealthier families are essentially more likely to trust that they will actually get the marshmallow if they wait whereas poorer kids are generally more used to like, if you have food, eat it. and being wealthier correlates to being more successful later in life because our system is broken. so THAT’s probably why the marshmallow test is a predictor - because it tells you who is wealthy, not who is innately primed to be successful Classic correlation does not equal causation
Berkeley: What is the loveliest thing a child has
 ever said to you?
 Richard Muller, Prof Physics, UC Berkeley,
 author "Now, The Physics of Time"
 Updated Aug 2, 2017
 Originally Answered: What is the loveliest thing your child has ever
 said?
 "Would you like one, Grandpa?"
 OK- it was not my child but my 3-year-old
 granddaughter, but I still think it counts.
 I had read about the marshmallow test. You give a child
 a marshmallow, and then say that if she (Layla, in this
 case) could keep from eating it for 10 minutes, you'll
 give her a second. So I tried that test with my
 granddaughter (not with marshmallows, but with
 chocolate, which she likes much more)
 According to extensive experiments, children who
 "pass" the "marshmallow test" are far more successful
 in later life. They have learned a fundamental truth in
 life, that delayed gratification can lead to a far better
 long-term outcome.
 She sat and watched the chocolate. The 10-minute
 hourglass finally emptied, and she had succeeded. She
 asked for her second piece of chocolate. I gave it to her,
 and she now had two in her hand. That's when she
 looked up at me and asked, "Would you like one,
 Grandpa?"
 Needless to say, from that moment on I would readily
 give my life for her.
 1.3m views View Upvoters View Sharers
hippo-pot:

awesomacious:
The sweetest granddaughter
btw the marshmallow test has been linked to class - kids from wealthier families are essentially more likely to trust that they will actually get the marshmallow if they wait whereas poorer kids are generally more used to like, if you have food, eat it. and being wealthier correlates to being more successful later in life because our system is broken. so THAT’s probably why the marshmallow test is a predictor - because it tells you who is wealthy, not who is innately primed to be successful

Classic correlation does not equal causation

hippo-pot: awesomacious: The sweetest granddaughter btw the marshmallow test has been linked to class - kids from wealthier families are...

Berkeley: WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 o. 1 in Palo Alto and the Mid-Peninsula 890 BERKELEY AVENUE MENLO PARK SF launches 'Poop Patrol' to clean up streets The San Francisco Department of Public Works announced today it will assemble a new team, known as the Poop Patrol, which will be focused on cleaning up human and animal SOLD waste throughout the city The team, which will be made up of six peo- ZACH TRAILER ple- a supervisor and five workers, is part of a pilot program set to start sometime in Sep- tember, according to public works department spokeswoman Rachel Gordon. Reports of waste (650) 906-8008 ztrailer@zachtrailer.com AAINPINEL [See PATROL, page 18] Locally owned, independent Www.ZACHTRAILER.COM Bitcoin now accepted for bail "It's a new world,' District Attorney says BYALLİSON LEVITSKY cryptocurrency for bail. Judges can or Daily Post Staff Writer der many kinds of bail, including real High-tech criminal charges call for estate owned by another person high-tech bail in Silicon Valley Electronic Arts has been ordered to pay made his first appearance in federal U.S. Assistant District Attorney to comply with an order to appear later." the U.S. Attorney's Office. Martin Marsich, 25, a Serbian and ordered him to pay $750,000 in Bitcoin "It really is quite broad." Simmons said. living in Udine, Ita- or any other kind of cryptocurrency to The judge could order just about anything. What the objective is is to get the defendant with hacking the Italian national ly, was arrested at SFO on Aug. 8 and A man charged Redwood City video game company be released to a halfway house his bail in cryptocurrency, according to court in San Francisco on Thursday, Abraham Simmons said he doubted it when federal Judge Jacqueline Corley was the first time a judge had allowed If the value of the currency were to See BITCOIN, page 18)
Berkeley: WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018
 o. 1 in Palo Alto and the Mid-Peninsula
 890 BERKELEY AVENUE
 MENLO PARK
 SF launches
 'Poop Patrol' to
 clean up streets
 The San Francisco Department of Public
 Works announced today it will assemble a new
 team, known as the Poop Patrol, which will
 be focused on cleaning up human and animal
 SOLD
 waste throughout the city
 The team, which will be made up of six peo-
 ZACH TRAILER
 ple- a supervisor and five workers, is part of
 a pilot program set to start sometime in Sep-
 tember, according to public works department
 spokeswoman Rachel Gordon. Reports of waste
 (650) 906-8008
 ztrailer@zachtrailer.com AAINPINEL
 [See PATROL, page 18]
 Locally owned, independent
 Www.ZACHTRAILER.COM
 Bitcoin now accepted for bail
 "It's a new world,' District Attorney says
 BYALLİSON LEVITSKY
 cryptocurrency for bail. Judges
 can or
 Daily Post Staff Writer
 der many kinds of bail, including real
 High-tech criminal charges call for
 estate owned by another person
 high-tech bail in Silicon Valley
 Electronic Arts has been ordered to pay made his first appearance in federal U.S. Assistant District Attorney to comply with an order to appear later."
 the U.S. Attorney's Office.
 Martin Marsich, 25, a Serbian and ordered him to pay $750,000 in Bitcoin "It really is quite broad." Simmons said.
 living in Udine, Ita- or any other kind of cryptocurrency to The judge could order just about anything.
 What the objective is is to get the defendant
 with hacking the
 Italian national
 ly, was arrested at SFO on Aug. 8 and
 A man
 charged
 Redwood City video game company
 be released to a halfway house
 his bail in cryptocurrency, according to
 court in San Francisco on Thursday, Abraham Simmons said he doubted it
 when federal Judge Jacqueline Corley was the first time a judge had allowed
 If the value of the currency were to
 See BITCOIN, page 18)
Berkeley: Researchers Find Decline In Facebook Use Could Be Directly Linked To Desire To Be Happy Fully Functioning Person <p><a href="http://theonion.tumblr.com/post/170431494634/berkeley-caresearchers-at-university-of" class="tumblr_blog">theonion</a>:</p><blockquote><p>BERKELEY, CA—Researchers at University of California-Berkeley discovered Friday that a reduction in Facebook use could be directly linked to one’s desire to be a happy and fully functioning person. “Our data indicate that there may, in fact, be a relationship between yearning to be a self-realized human who enjoys being with other people in the real world and not spending every waking minute on artificial, once-removed social-interaction venues such as Facebook,” said lead scientist Dr. Charles Jennings, explaining that those who logged even marginally less time on the site displayed greater interest in performing basic physical activities, at least occasionally left their homes, and developed more meaningful relationships with others. “Furthermore, the vast majority of subjects did not miss ignoring others to bury their faces in their phones, endlessly obsessing over their public image, or mindlessly scrolling through a timeline in an attempt to fill a perceived void in their lives. Instead, most generally preferred things like experiencing the outside world, sleeping regularly, and allowing themselves the full range of human emotion.” Dr. Jennings added that the long-term psychological effects of decreased Facebook use are unclear, as the study had largely been conducted through polls and questionnaires on the UCB Psychology Department’s Facebook page.<br/></p></blockquote>
Berkeley: Researchers Find Decline In
 Facebook Use Could Be Directly
 Linked To Desire To Be Happy
 Fully Functioning Person
<p><a href="http://theonion.tumblr.com/post/170431494634/berkeley-caresearchers-at-university-of" class="tumblr_blog">theonion</a>:</p><blockquote><p>BERKELEY, CA—Researchers at University of California-Berkeley discovered Friday that a reduction in Facebook use could be directly linked to one’s desire to be a happy and fully functioning person. “Our data indicate that there may, in fact, be a relationship between yearning to be a self-realized human who enjoys being with other people in the real world and not spending every waking minute on artificial, once-removed social-interaction venues such as Facebook,” said lead scientist Dr. Charles Jennings, explaining that those who logged even marginally less time on the site displayed greater interest in performing basic physical activities, at least occasionally left their homes, and developed more meaningful relationships with others. “Furthermore, the vast majority of subjects did not miss ignoring others to bury their faces in their phones, endlessly obsessing over their public image, or mindlessly scrolling through a timeline in an attempt to fill a perceived void in their lives. Instead, most generally preferred things like experiencing the outside world, sleeping regularly, and allowing themselves the full range of human emotion.” Dr. Jennings added that the long-term psychological effects of decreased Facebook use are unclear, as the study had largely been conducted through polls and questionnaires on the UCB Psychology Department’s Facebook page.<br/></p></blockquote>

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Berkeley: Justino Mora @JustinoMora 1 New is 1 of 100 undocumented students in medical school in the country. He's 1 of few #DACA students at @Harvard University. New is also an activist & a plaintiff in the federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration that helped bring a portion of DACA back to life. New emigrated from Thailand to the United States’ San Francisco Bay Area when he was nine years old and is now a recent graduate from the University of California-Berkeley, with a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. . Recently, he delivered a powerful speech at @TEDxBerkeley available for y'all to watch here: bit.ly-new-tedx-speech . Throughout college, he funded his education with part-time jobs and private scholarships while staying involved in groups such as the Thai Student Association, Resident Hall Assembly, and the AB540 Coalition on campus. . Off-campus, he served as a first co-chair of ASPIRE (Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education) at Asian Law Caucus, where he advocated and fought for the passage of the federal and the CA DREAM Act of recent years. Most importantly, he continues to speak out as an Asian undocumented youth to increase visibility of API communities in immigration reform, re-frame the public’s perception, and create a community for other API undocumented youth. . New also co-founded Pre-Health Dreamers in hopes of alleviating the barriers he has faced for future undocumented students pursuing their dreams in the health and sciences. . As an aspiring medical doctor who is pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health at the School of Public Policy at Harvard University, New seeks to remedy the barriers that low-income and immigrant families of America face in accessing healthcare. His time volunteering with the homeless through the Suitcase Clinic and with Oakland’s low-income communities as a Healthy Ambassador of Mentoring in Medicine & Science exposed him to the stories of different communities, but also the struggles shared by all of them. . New aims to become a physician who practices medicine through a public health lens, using primary care, research, and policy to shape health for the individual and the community. daca cleanDreamAct HereToStay immigration undocumented dreamactnow
Berkeley: Justino Mora
 @JustinoMora 1
 New is 1 of 100 undocumented
 students in medical school in the
 country. He's 1 of few #DACA students
 at @Harvard University. New is
 also an activist & a plaintiff in the
 federal lawsuit against the Trump
 Administration that helped bring a
 portion of DACA back to life.
New emigrated from Thailand to the United States’ San Francisco Bay Area when he was nine years old and is now a recent graduate from the University of California-Berkeley, with a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. . Recently, he delivered a powerful speech at @TEDxBerkeley available for y'all to watch here: bit.ly-new-tedx-speech . Throughout college, he funded his education with part-time jobs and private scholarships while staying involved in groups such as the Thai Student Association, Resident Hall Assembly, and the AB540 Coalition on campus. . Off-campus, he served as a first co-chair of ASPIRE (Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education) at Asian Law Caucus, where he advocated and fought for the passage of the federal and the CA DREAM Act of recent years. Most importantly, he continues to speak out as an Asian undocumented youth to increase visibility of API communities in immigration reform, re-frame the public’s perception, and create a community for other API undocumented youth. . New also co-founded Pre-Health Dreamers in hopes of alleviating the barriers he has faced for future undocumented students pursuing their dreams in the health and sciences. . As an aspiring medical doctor who is pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health at the School of Public Policy at Harvard University, New seeks to remedy the barriers that low-income and immigrant families of America face in accessing healthcare. His time volunteering with the homeless through the Suitcase Clinic and with Oakland’s low-income communities as a Healthy Ambassador of Mentoring in Medicine & Science exposed him to the stories of different communities, but also the struggles shared by all of them. . New aims to become a physician who practices medicine through a public health lens, using primary care, research, and policy to shape health for the individual and the community. daca cleanDreamAct HereToStay immigration undocumented dreamactnow

New emigrated from Thailand to the United States’ San Francisco Bay Area when he was nine years old and is now a recent graduate from the...