Developing Critical Thinking Skills: From Preschool to Adolescence

Featuring Adele Diamond, Ph.D., Angela Duckworth, Ph.D., and Deborah J. Leong, Ph.D.

In this combined Speaker Series event, Adele Diamond presented on the Interrelations between Creativity and Executive Functions: Lessons from Psychology and Neuroscience for Cultivating Giftedness in Young People. Angela Duckworth presented Beyond Talent: The Role of Self-control in Achievement. Deborah Leong presented Tools of the Mind: The Vygotskian Approach to School Readiness and Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Control.