Topic: Belonging

Organizational mindsets: The power of promoting growth mindset ideals in the business world

Jess Hennessey

Mindsets are held not only by individuals, but by organizations and groups as well. A study by Mindset Scholar Mary Murphy finds that implicit messages about ability conveyed by organizations can affect levels of engagement and trust in an organization.

Sharing mindset research with the media: Recapping the EWA panel discussion with Camille Farrington and David Yeager

Lisa Quay

Scientists shared the latest research on learning mindsets and the contribution of mindsets to student outcomes with journalists at Education Writers Association’s November 2015 Motivation and Engagement conference (first post in a series).

Helping “first generation” students become “first graduates”

Lisa Quay

Mindset research helps unpack unique challenges faced by first generation college students and offers ideas for how to improve their success in college.

How worries about belonging can inhibit achievement

Natalie Orenstein

Mindset programs can improve students’ outcomes during tough academic transitions by helping them maintain a sense of belonging.