Angela Lee Duckworth

Angela Lee Duckworth (born 1970) is an American academic, psychologist and popular science author. She is Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies grit and self-control. She is also the Founder and CEO of Character Lab, a not-for-profit whose mission is to advance the science and practice of character development.

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

A UPenn social psychologist discovers the hidden factor that drives accomplishment and correlates strongly to satisfaction with life. This book explains what grit is and how we can develop it in ourselves and in others.

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