Carol Susan Dweck (born October 17, 1946) is an American psychologist. She is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University.[2] Dweck is known for her work on motivation and mindset. She was on the faculty at Columbia University, Harvard University, and the University of Illinois before joining the Stanford University faculty in 2004. She is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.[3]

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Carol Dweck speaking for the documentary Innovation: Where Creativity and Technology Meet in 2015
Carol Susan Dweck

(1946-10-17) October 17, 1946 (age 76)
Alma materBarnard College
Yale University (PhD)
Scientific career
FieldsSocial psychology
Developmental psychology
InstitutionsStanford University
Columbia University
Harvard University
University of Illinois
ThesisThe Role of Expectations and Attributions in the Alleviation of Learned Helplessness in a Problem-Solving Situation (1972)

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