MINDSET SCHOLARS NETWORK BLOG

Discussing the role of race and class in recent growth mindset and social belonging research

David Yeager

Responding to a question from education blogger Larry Ferlazzo, Mindset Scholar David Yeager explains why a recently published study focused on helping all college students overcome common challenges.

Parent practices & children’s mindsets: The power of how we frame failure

Jess Hennessey

A new study by Kyla Haimovitz and Mindset Scholar Carol Dweck finds that parents’ beliefs about failure affect their parenting practices and influence their children’s mindsets about intelligence.

New evidence of growth mindset’s positive effect on achievement on a national scale—especially for low-income students

David Bowermaster

The links between growth mindset and achievement received important new validation from a first-of-its-kind study by Mindset Scholars Carol Dweck and Dave Paunesku and Stanford education researcher Susana Claro.

Motivation matters: New meta-analysis estimates the average effect of motivation interventions

Jess Hennessey

Motivation is an important component of success in both the classroom and beyond. Researchers Rory Lazowski and Chris Hulleman completed an extensive meta-analysis to look at the effectiveness of interventions aimed at increasing students’ motivation.