Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford University
Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of motivation and is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Her research has focused on why people succeed and how to foster success. She has held professorships at Columbia and Harvard Universities, has lectured all over the world, and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her scholarly book Self-Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development was named Book of the Year by the World Education Federation. Her work has been featured in such publications as The New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe, and she has appeared on Today and 20/20.
Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Torkel Klingberg’s research is focused on the development and plasticity of working memory and the research focus of his group is summarized on the group research page. Recent articles can be downloaded from the list of publications from the group.
He is excutive officer in the non-profit organisation Cognition Matters.
Torkel Klingberg was one of the founders the company Cogmed, but has currently no financial relationships with Cogmed.
He has published popular science books about working memory: “The overflowing brain” and “The learning brain”.