The Jubilee Centre Lecture by Dr. Angela Duckworth 19th June 2015 Centre News Resilience

At this year's Sunday Times Festival of Education, the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues sponsored the lecture given by Dr. Angela Duckworth titled 'True Grit: Who succeeds in life?'.  Dr. Duckworth is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a 2013 MacArthur Fellow.  Her research focusses on self-control (the ability to regulate emotions, thoughts, and feelings in the service of valued goals) and grit (perseverance and sustained interest in long-term goals) and in the lecture, Dr. Duckworth reviewed some of her previous work on grit. 

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