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Stanford psychologist recognized with $4 million prize for education research

Carol Dweck

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Sep 19 2017

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Stanford psychology professor Carol Dweck received the inaugural Yidan Prize, honoring her innovative contributions to education research.

Stanford psychology Professor Carol Dweck was named a recipient of the inaugural Yidan Prize on Tuesday and will receive approximately $4 million in recognition of her innovative contributions to education and to fund future research initiatives.

The Yidan Prize is the world’s largest international prize in education research and development. The award was founded by Charles Chen Yidan, a Chinese tech entrepreneur and philanthropist.