Topic: Learning Mindsets

New study finds professors’ beliefs about intelligence predict students’ educational outcomes

Jess Hennessey

A university-wide analysis of STEM faculty and students by Mindset Scholar Mary Murphy and colleagues finds links between professors’ mindsets and racial achievement gaps.

Studying belonging in education: A conversation with Claude Steele, Mary Murphy, and Gregory Walton

Chloe Stroman

Lisa Quay discusses the science of belonging with Claude Steele, Mary Murphy, and Gregory Walton at the Mindset Scholars Network’s recent funder briefing.

Mindsets and the learning environment: Open-ended responses in college applications contain valuable insights about mindsets and college success

Chloe Stroman

This study uses machine learning to analyze students’ descriptions of their extracurricular activities for evidence of learning mindsets.

Mindsets and the learning environment: How childhood adversity impacts students’ learning mindsets

Chloe Stroman

A study by Katie McLaughlin and Rob Crosnoe explores how childhood experiences of threat and deprivation are related to the motivation to learn.