From TedxBlue: Dr. Angela Lee Duck­worth is an Assis­tant Professor of Psychology at the Univer­sity of Penn­syl­vania. Angela studies non-IQ compe­ten­cies that predict success both acad­e­m­i­cally and profes­sion­ally. Her research popu­la­tions have included West Point cadets, National Spelling Bee final­ists, novice teachers, sales­people, and students.