Angela Duckworth

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Angela Duckworth
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Duckworth in 2013
Nationality Chinese American
Fields psychology
Alma mater Harvard University;
University of Pennsylvania
Notable awards MacArthur Fellowship

Angela Lee Duckworth is an American psychologist. She won a 2013 MacArthur Fellowship.[1] She is associated with the study of the psychological trait known as grit.


Duckworth graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in Neurobiology, and from the University of Pennsylvania with a Ph.D. in Psychology.[2]


  1. ^ "Angela Duckworth — MacArthur Foundation". 2013-09-25. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  2. ^ "Angela Duckworth | University of Pennsylvania Department of Psychology". Retrieved 2013-11-07. 

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