37: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Angela Duckworth researches self-controlĀ and grit, which is defined as passion and perseverance for long term goals. Her research has demonstrated that there are factors that can be more predictive of success than IQ. In this episode we cover some of her findings on grit, including academic and popular misconceptions of this work. We also discuss research on standardized testing, self-controlĀ and more.

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