Who succeeds in life? Is it simply those among us who are gifted and talented in our pursuits? Or, is aptitude merely “potential” if effort and interest are not sustained over time? In this presentation, Angela Duckworth reviews her research on grit, the tendency to pursue challenging goals over years with perseverance and passion. She describes the predictive power of grit for performance in the National Spelling Bee, graduation from West Point, graduation from the Chicago Public Schools, and a variety of other contexts. Next, she describes current work on the underlying motivational,...
Steven E. Hyman, M.D. Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Director, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Title: "Success in genetics means hard problems for Psychology."
Web site: http://www.broadinstitute.org/history-leadership/leadership/scientific-leadership/core-members/steven-hyman Contact name: Joshua Buckholtz Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact phone: 617-495-3800 Source Calendar: Psychology Department Calendar