Angela Duckworth

Co-Founder of the Character Lab; Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania

Angela Duckworth is a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a 2013 MacArthur fellow. She is also the founder and scienti c director of the Character Lab, a nonpro t whose mission is to advance the science and practice of character development. Angela studies grit and self-control, two attributes that are distinct from IQ and yet powerfully predict success and well-being.


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