February 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
4450 Fieldston Rd
Bronx, NY 10471
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What’s ‘Grit’ Got To Do With It? @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States

Psychologist Angela Duckworth is best known for popularizing the term ‘grit.’ While teaching low-income children, Duckworth became convinced that something besides IQ was a key factor in predicting success.

To kick off this month’s theme of “Perseverance,” we’ll learn about Duckworth’s research and discuss the importance of ‘grit’ to long-term achievement. We’ll also have the chance to critique Duckworth’s ideas and think about other factors that are important to being successful and ethical people.

Some articles to read if you’re interested, in advance of this Platform:


Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success

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