Rethinking Creativity Event at the World Economic Forum 2020

What if…?” This simple, yet powerful question evokes the kind of imagination and creativity that inspires ideas, instils courage, and transforms economies. But, what is the relationship between science and creativity? During the World Economic…

Watch the full talk of Prof. Manu Kapur at TEDx Lugano!

What is a failure? Why have we always looked down on failures and feared them? Is it actually true that failures beget failures? Can we turn failures into a designed learning mechanism to change perspective, and ultimately become more productive…

Opinion editorial in the Swiss newspaper «Neue Zürcher Zeitung»

As a scientist who examines the science of learning in the context of technological advances, I am frequently asked the following: How will technology change the way we live and work? How do we prepare our students for such a future? What role…

The new ETH podcast is here!

In the ETH Pod­cast, Rec­tor Sarah Spring­man and Pro­fes­sor Manu Ka­pur are go­ing to talk about how they seek for tal­ented peo­ple and how tal­ents, learn­ing skills, and knowl­edge can merge.   Cur­rent Episode: How…

Prof. Manu Kapur will be speaking at TEDx Lugano on Sep 28, 2019

Prof. Kapur will present the latest findings in cognitive research and what it means for people that want to think deeper, change perspectives and ultimately become more productive in how they learn (or teach). Lessons from this approach will…

Article in ‘Scientific American’, April 2019

How to Turn Failure into Success - RESEARCH REVEALS STRATEGIES FOR STAYING MOTIVATED IN THE FACE OF CHALLENGES - Emmanuel Manalo, a professor of educational psychology at Kyoto University in Japan and Manu Kapur, a professor of learning…

Portrait of Prof. Manu Kapur in the School Journal of the Canton of Zurich, 2/2019

Schulblatt des Kantons Zürich 2/2019 - PORTRAIT ÜBER PROF. MANU KAPUR IN DER RUBRIK «PERSÖNLICH» - «Wenn scheitern Schüler weiterbringt» (only in German) - Schulblatt des Kantons Zürich mit Bild

Interview with Prof. Manu Kapur in Times Higher Education

Interview with Manu Kapur_timeshighereducation

Column of Prof. Manu Kapur in GLOBE 4/2018 of ETH Zurich

WHY WE FAIL TO GROW. In the wisdom of generations, what you want to learn – your ambition – must exceed your current abilities, your talent.

Article in Psychoscope 5/2018

Journal of the Federation of Swiss Psychologists FSP PsychoScope Article of Manu Kapur (only in German)