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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.
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.
The Mindset Scholars Network distributes more than $500,000 across eight interdisciplinary projects exploring ways that schools and classrooms can cultivate learning mindsets.
Beyond one-size-fits-all: Tailoring diversity approaches to the representation of social groups
2016, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology