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Carol Dweck

Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor
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Office Location: 
Jordan Hall, Building 420 Room 240
Office phone: 
(650) 725-2417
(650) 725-5699
Admin. Assistant: 
Joseph, Jody

Research Summary

My work bridges developmental psychology, social psychology, and personality psychology, and examines the self-conceptions people use to structure the self and guide their behavior. My research looks at the origins of these self-conceptions, their role in motivation and self-regulation, and their impact on achievement and interpersonal processes.


Ph.D. Social and Developmental Psychology, Yale University, 1972