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Carol Dweck

Stanford University
United States of America

Carol Dweck


Dr. Carol Dweck from 2004 is Professor of Psychology at Lewis and Virginia Eaton, Stanford University. Her work bridges developmental psychology, social psychology, and personality psychology, and examines the self-conceptions people use to structure the self and guide their behavior.

Research Interest

Her research looks at the origins of these self-conceptions, their role in motivation and self-regulation, and their impact on achievement and interpersonal processes.


  • Dweck CS (1975) The role of expectations and attributions in the alleviation of learned helplessness.J Personality and Social Psychology 31: 674-685.

  • Dweck CS, Reppucci ND (1973) Learned helplessness and reinforcement responsibility in children. J Personality and Social Psychology 25: 109-116.

  • Dweck CS, Wagner AR (1970) Situational cues and the correlation between CS and US as determinants of the conditioned emotional response. Psychonomic Science 18: 145-147

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