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Results: Achievement Gaps

Mindsets and the learning environment: Exploring the links between socioeconomic contexts and mindsets

Mesmin Destin discusses his research team’s project to explore trends in mindsets about intelligence among 9th graders in U.S. public high schools and to examine the relationship between students’ socioeconomic status, learning mindsets and academic outcomes.

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

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

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