In 2011, PBS NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman paid a visit to Sesame Street, where he taught Grover about Walter Michel’s famous “Marshmallow Test” - a psychological experiment where a child is given a choice between eating one marshmallow…

"Sesame Street," the long-running children's television series, celebrates its 45th birthday today. To look back at 45 seasons entertaining and education children, the show's Twitter feed shared 45 facts Monday; including Oscar the Grouch's original color, Elmo's favorite food and…

If taught young, self-control skills can have strong protective effects, even helping those whose vulnerabilities might make them more likely to fall behind economically. That's according to Walter Mischel, author of "The Marshmallow Test," in part four of his conversation…

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