Topic: Mindset Research

Exercises to reduce identity threat improve MOOC completion rates in less-developed countries

Jess Hennessey

A recent study led by Geoff Cohen found that brief online exercises delivered to students taking MOOCs improved persistence among individuals from less-developed countries and eliminated global gaps in course completion rates.

New video profiles provide a closer look at the Mindset Scholars Network

Jess Hennessey

A series of five short videos features Mindset Scholars Mesmin Destin, David Yeager, Mary Murphy, Ron Ferguson, and Camille Farrington discussing their research and the state of mindset science.

Countering unconscious bias could improve equity in science and technology fields

Jess Hennessey

A new report by Google features Mindset Scholar Tom Dee’s research on unconscious biases in schools.

SXSWedu: Educational experts convene in Austin to share their work

Jess Hennessey

Mindset Scholar David Yeager joined other influential voices in education to present new research, ideas, programs, and products at SXSWedu.