Cover Photo: photo via Miki Yoshihito/flickr
photo via Miki Yoshihito/flickr

When Quitting Is the Harder, Better Choice

On learning to let “grit” go.

This is DATA, a monthly column by Angela Chen on numbers, nerdery, and what it means to live an evidence-based life

New York Magazine


Angela Chen (@chengela) is a science journalist and writer. Her reporting and essays have also been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Atlantic,  Paris Review, Aeon Magazine, Pacific Standard, Smithsonian,  Hazlitt, Electric Literature, and more. She is the author of Ace, on asexuality, from Beacon Press.