Dweck's Brainology: Transforming Students Motivation To Learn

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In the article, “Brainology: Transforming Students Motivation to Learn” by Carol S. Dweck, she explains the different mindsets, which are, fixed and growth. According to Dweck, a student with a fixed mindset believes that they can only learn so much. A student with a growth mindset believes that intelligence is achieved through determination and hardwork. The way parents are praising their children is really affecting their confidence in academics. The mindset I am is fixed because when I get stuck on something I tend to give up easier than people with a growth mindset. When I was little, my parents said “good job” and “you're so smart” which made me and other students have a fixed mindset. In Dweck’s view she states “Whether they see their
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