Mindset is a good guide to her work over many years on fixed and growth (know an incremental in her research) mindsets. These mindsets reflect the difference between education for the sake of getting a grade or a certificate and education for the sake of learning and expanding your knowledge.
Carol Dweck explains how to apply the growth mindset across a number of different fields, including sport, relationships, business and education. In the final chapter, she provides guidance on how to change your own mindset and apply the lessons of the book. This is a rare example of a self-help that is based on solid science across many studies and replications and is a good reading for anyone interested in growing their understanding of psychology and growing as a person.
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