Thu, 12/27/2007 - 14:15
A 2007 study by psychologist Carol Dweck from Stanford University shows that if you teach students that their intelligence can grow and increase, they do better in school.
This video captures a conversation between Stanford Report writer Lisa Trei and psychologist Carol Dweck about the ways in which people’s self-theories about intelligence have a profound influence on their motivation to learn.
Listen to an interview with study author psychologist Carol Dweck on the National Public Radio website.
Check out Mindset: the New Psychology of Success, Dweck’s recent book on the topic.
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