Can we teach character strengths to kids?

Listen 03:49

Research shows that character strengths are as important as I-Q and socioeconomic status to achievement and well-being in life.
The character lab in Philadelphia – headed by psychologist Angela Duckworth – studies how we can teach those skills to children.
WHYY’s Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss their work in their weekly conversation

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.