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Bazelais, Paul; Lemay, David John; Doleck, Tenzin – European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2016
Research has suggested that achievement is not solely based on the cognitive abilities of the learner, but rather on the combination of cognitive ability and personality traits. This paper explores how grit affects student academic performance and success in first-year college physics students in the context of a Quebec Coll├Ęge d'enseignement…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Persistence, Individual Characteristics, Physics