I wish I had taken psychology in college. This science is really the art of @$#$% with people:
This one experiment demonstrates why politics can be so messed up--we are all about short term gratification. I have no clue as to how valid or widely accepted this stuff is, as I am not going to read a heap of psych stuff. I am just going to accept the youtube clip as valid social science.
and thanks to Grantland's youtube hall of fame of the week.