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Common Read 2021-2022: Grit: The Grit Scale

The 14th Common Read for the University of Idaho

Grit & Self Control

Grit: the tendency to sustain interest in and effort toward very long-term goals (Duckworth et al., 2007).

Self-control: the voluntary regulation of impulses in the presence of momentarily gratifying temptations (Duckworth & Seligman, 2005; Duckworth & Steinberg, 2015).

-https://angeladuckworth.com/research/

Taking the Grit Scale

The Grit Scales, 8-item and 12-item

Directions for taking the Grit Scale: Here are a number of statements that may or may not apply to you. For the most accurate score, when responding, think of how you compare to most people -- not just the people you know well, but most people in the world. There are no right or wrong answers, so just answer honestly!

 

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