MINDSET SCHOLARS NETWORK BLOG

The long-term effects of the racial “trust gap” in middle school

Jess Hennessey

A recent study by Mindset Scholars David Yeager, Geoff Cohen, and colleagues shows that when students lose trust in their school during adolescence their engagement and likelihood of enrolling in college decline.

New video on how schools can create environments that support learning mindsets

Jess Hennessey

Our new animated video explains how schools and educators can use strategies grounded in mindset science to improve student experiences and learning.

Supporting students’ sense of belonging

Gregory Walton

Greg Walton discusses his research on interventions that give students a different narrative for understanding challenges in school.

More evidence of the complex effects of teachers on student outcomes

Jess Hennessey

A study by Matt Kraft finds that teachers who positively affect students’ standardized test scores do not necessarily improve students’ complex problem-solving skills or their effort, grit, and growth mindset.