Measuring Mental Toughness (Peter Clough, University of Hull, England, & Doug Strycharczyk, AQR Ltd)

May 3, 2011

8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Presented by:Peter Clough, Senior Lecturer, University of Hull, England, and Doug Strycharczyk, CEO, AQR Ltd
520 JRP


Mental toughness—the quality that determines in large part how individuals respond to stress, pressure, and challenge—has emerged as a significant factor in the development of young people. The concept of mental toughness explains how individuals develop psychological resilience and an inner drive to succeed. Join speakers Dr. Peter Clough and Doug Strycharczyk for this guest lecture focusing on mental toughness and its four key components of control, challenge, commitment, and confidence.