Grit g.r.i.t / hubertus schacht h. schacht infinite / the samuvar

Dr. Nutley : Just that there has been a wide gap between the research being conducted in the field of neuroscience and in educational psychology and pedagogy and I look forward to a future where these two worlds have merged more closely together as I think the learnings would be tremendous and benefit all.

In her late twenties, Angela left a demanding job as a management consultant to teach math to seventh graders in the New York City public schools. Several years in the classroom taught her that effort was tremendously important to success. To begin to solve the mystery of why some people work so much harder and longer than others, Angela entered the PhD program in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is now a professor. She is also a 2013 MacArthur Fellow and Founder & CEO of Character Lab.

Researcher Angela Duckworth isolated two qualities that she thought might be a better predictor of outstanding achievement. She developed a test to measure it. It is known as “the grit test” and it has been proven in many circumstances to be remarkably predictive of success. Click on the link and take the test now to see how you do.

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