August 1, 2015
“Humility Boosts Learning” in Slate.com
“Those with intellectual humility are more willing to consider views that don’t align with their own, and higher levels of intellectual humility may improve academic performance in positive, sustainable ways. We also may be able to foster intellectual humility by helping people understand that intelligence is not a fixed asset, but something you can work to develop throughout your life.”
In this essay, UC Davis researcher Tenelle Porter discusses some of her recent research establishing a connection between intellectual humility and academic achievement.
Read the full essay here.