The Power And Problem Of Grit – Gale Lucas on NPR’s Hidden Brain

Published: April 5, 2016
Category: News

NPR‘s “Hidden Brain” featured research by Gale Lucas of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies on the downsides of “grit.” People with strong perseverance are often highly accomplished, Lucas said, but can also become fixated on a task even when they’re failing at it. This is especially important for gritty students, who can become stuck on SAT tests. Lucas’ interview begins at 20:50