Columbia Prof Wins Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

December 1, 2010

The University of Louisville has named Walter Mischel, psychology professor and Niven professor of humane letters at Columbia University, as the winner of the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. He was honored for research showing that willpower can be learned – and that those who have it benefit over the long run. The honor provides Mischel with $100,000.

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