James Yang

Psychologist Carol Dweck has shown that people who believe intelligence is static struggle to overcome adversity, while those who see achievement as a product of effort shrug off setbacks and keep climbing. What are the implications for school, business and society?

  • Courtesy Stanford University Archives


    In the spring of 1903, typhoid fever ravaged Stanford’s campus, killing eight students. With no local hospital and few nurses, a heroic band of student volunteers helped keep the death toll in check.