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The Center for Decision Research hosts regular events to promote the field of behavioral science and yield scientific discoveries with the potential to improve individual and social welfare.

Think Better

The Think Better speaker series explores how insights from behavioral science affect society, shape policy, impact business, and improve individual lives. The topics are relevant to anyone interested in understanding why people think, judge, choose, and act as they do.

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Think Better: with Angela Duckworth

Wednesday, April 17 5:30 PM
Gleacher Center

Join Angela Duckworth for her talk, "Strategic Self-Control," followed by a discussion. Duckworth is the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and the founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit that provides actionable advice to parents and teachers, based on science. Her first book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, is a #1 New York Times best seller. This event is free but registration is required. Register for Think Better with Angela Duckworth