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Mindsets and the learning environment: How do classroom environments influence underserved students’ mindsets and academic performance?

A project led by Mindset Scholar Stephanie Fryberg explores the relationships between teacher behaviors, classroom environments, student mindsets, and academic outcomes, with a specific focus on Native American students.

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.