Spotlight

Professor Carol S. DWECK | Yidan Prize for Education Research Inaugural Laureate
2018.7.24

Professor Carol S. DWECK,  is one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of motivation and is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford. Her research has identified different mindsets that students can hold about their talents and abilities: a fixed mindset in which talents and abilities are viewed as unalterable and a growth mindset in which they are seen as qualities that can be developed. The research then demonstrates the importance of these mindsets for students’ motivation, resilience, and achievement—particularly for students from vulnerable populations—and shows that these mindsets can be changed.

She has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, and has won 10 lifetime achievement awards for her research. In addition to her scientific writing, she has written widely for educators and for the public. Her book Mindset (Random House) has been translated into over 25 languages.

 

Latest Video

Inaugural Yidan Prize Summit Highlights


Professor Anant AGARWAL | Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate 2018


Professor Larry HEDGES | Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate 2018


Inaugural Yidan Prize Award Presentation Ceremony Highlights


About the Founder: Dr Charles CHEN Yidan


Worldwide Educating for the Future Index: Ranking


 The Worldwide Educating for the Future Index

Download full report

By submitting your details, you will receive updates from Yidan Prize Foundation by e‑mail about the latest news and upcoming events.