“Cookie” practices patience

Even with all the chatter about childhood obesity, one TV personality has continued to gobble all the high calorie treats he can stuff into his furry blue face.

But have you noticed? Cookie Monster is showing restraint this season on Sesame Street.

Patience is one of the “executive function” skills that children need to learn. As a result, “Cookie” is modeling delayed gratification. (Don’t worry: he still gets his munchies.)

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