Can a “growth mindset” help students achieve their potential? With David Yeager, PhD

05.12.2021 - By Speaking of Psychology

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Research on the power of growth mindset has made the leap from the lab to popular culture. Growth mindset is the belief that a person’s intelligence and abilities can grow with practice, and researchers have found that growth mindset exercises can help keep students motivated. But scaling up those interventions is challenging. Dr. David Yeager discusses the science of growth mindset and how it could help close academic achievement gaps.

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