Carol S. Dweck

CAROL S. DWECK, Ph.D., the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and a member of the American Academy of Art and Sciences, is widely regarded as one of the world's leading researchers in the fields of personality, social psychology, and developmental psychology. Her first book, Self-Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development was named Book of the Year by the World Education Fellowship.

Dweck's work was recently featured in a New York magazine cover story (' How Not to Talk to Your Kids,' 2/12) written by Po Bronson, which had an immediate impact on book sales and which was covered by numerous media outlets. Dweck was also recently featured as an expert in a Psychology Today cover story as well as in Time and O magazine. She has also been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe. Her media appearances include The Today Show and 20/20. She lives with her husband in Palo Alto, California.Visit her website at