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TEDx OStateU: “Mind the Gap”

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Educational Psychology Ph.D. student Rhonda Lawes examines the will to change

Rhonda Lawes, a Ph.D. student in the College of Education’s educational psychology program, spoke at the 2015 TEDxOStateU “Ideas” event. Lawes’ talk, entitled “Mind the Gap” can be viewed here: http://secure.osugiving.com/tedxostateu/2015-ideas/rhonda-lawes

Lawes’ talk focuses on understanding the chasm between wanting to change and making change happen. Her personal story has driven her research interests in the study of motivation, readiness for change, and the impact of mindset of success. Lawes, from Tulsa, is a registered nurse.