Paper on “wise” critical feedback in JEP:General

Paper with Geoff Cohen, Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, and others now published in JEP: General.

News coverage in the Wall Street Journal

See here for the story.  Also see a great video featuring Greg Walton.

Yeager named William T. Grant Foundation scholar and 2014-2015 Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

See here for a link to the UT press release regarding the William T. Grant Foundation scholars program.

News coverage at

See the link here

UT “Life and letters” story

Our research on methods to reduce achievement gaps in the face of high academic standards was one topic in this article in Life and Letters.

Yeager chairs meeting at the White House

David Yeager co-hosts and chairs convening on “Academic Mindsets” at the White House with the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Education.  Read the white paper oulinining an R&D agenda and the white paper on improvement networks to promote mindsets. See the press release.