Patricia Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education; Director, Motivation and Self-Regulation Lab, University of Texas at Austin; Co-Author, “A Strategic Mindset for Learning and Life” (2023, Applying the Science of Learning), “Real-World Effectiveness of a Social-Psychological Intervention Translated From Controlled Trials to Classrooms” (2022, Nature Publishing Group (NPI) Science of Learning), “Fanning the Flames of Passion: A Develop Mindset Predicts Strategy-Use Intentions to Cultivate Passion” (2021, Frontiers in Psychology), “Changing Students’ Beliefs About Learning Can Unveil Their Potential” (2021, Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences), “A Strategic Mindset: An Orientation Toward Strategic Behavior During Goal Pursuit” (2020, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), and “Strategic Resource Use for Learning: A Self-Administered Intervention That Guides Self-Reflection on Effective Resource Use Enhances Academic Performance” (2017, Psychological Science)


Teaching Engaged Brains

The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, CA or Virtually via Zoom  February 22-24, 2024

Mindsets & Metacognition

Developing a Strategic Mindset That Supports Better Metacognition, Learning, and Achievement