Lauren Eskreis-Winkler

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Research Interests: motivation, intervention, learning, failure, grit, resilience

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Lauren Eskreis-Winkler earned her PhD in Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.

The primary focus of her work is to understand how to motivate people who struggle with goal achievement. With this objective, she has developed and disseminated motivational interventions in the U.S., West Africa, Australia, Macedonia, and the UK.  These interventions aim to motivate individuals across the spectrum – struggling athletes, students in grade school and college, individuals in the workforce, smokers trying to quit smoking, and unemployed individuals on the job market.  Lauren has collaborated with businesses, educational organizations, Minor League Baseball teams, the Macedonian Ministry of Education, and the World Bank.

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