Brainology By Carol Dweck: Article Analysis

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There are two basic mindsets that extremely affect students’ learning. Carol Dweck in her article “ Brainology” shows us the harmful effects of having a “fixed mindset” and the benefits of having a “ growth mindset”. She states that the fixed mindset is the most common and the most harmful because it believes trouble is devastating. People in this mindset believe they either are or are not good at something is based on their inherent nature because it is just who they are. They assume success is created from inherent talent and intelligence. As a result, they often avoid failures and stuck with what they know to keep their confidence. Fixed mindset believes in the basic qualities but they forget about the word “ effort”. For instance, when

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