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The Paradox of Effort


A New You: Behavior Change May Drive Personality Change

What does it really take to alter your personality? Researchers have presented a framework describing three preconditions for self-directed personality change. ... More>


Character Lab Announces New Request for Proposals

Character Lab, a nonprofit that was cofounded by Angela Duckworth, is excited to share our newest Request for Proposals (RFP), which can be found here. Character Lab will award a […]... More>


A Key Researcher Says ‘Grit’ Isn’t Ready For High-Stakes Measures


2015 Golden Goose Award: THE MARSHMALLOW TEST