Carol S. Dweck

Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford University; Author, Mindset

Carol S. Dweck is a leading researcher in the field of student motivation, the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, and author of the widely acclaimed book Mindset. Her research highlights the critical role of mindsets in students’ achievement and shows how praise for intelligence or talent can undermine motivation and learning. She has won many awards for her work and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and to the National Academy of Sciences.

Videos/Audio of Carol S. Dweck

In this session, Carol Dweck will describe how students' growth and fixed mindsets shape their motivation and... See more
Leading developmental psychologist Carol Dweck reviews her research on how praising students' intelligence undermines... See more