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Sport Psychologist Football

“In life, you need to be strong. Psychologists? No.”

Ahead of the current season, Claudio Ranieri’s response to being asked how he would ensure his

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Teaching Through Competition

Is competition a good thing in the classroom? This blog is jointly written by a psychologist and a teacher. It gives a brief overview of one of the

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Growth Mindset: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

It’s been an interesting week on Twitter for all those interested in growth mindset. Two important studies were published. The first, that girls

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The 7 Psychological Benefits of Students Eating Breakfast

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But how important is it for students? Research suggests that the odds of an

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Growth Mindset For Teachers

Have you got growth mindset fatigue yet? It probably takes about 18 months to really set in. The main symptoms include an early euphoria and

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How to Maintain New Habits

Welcome to 2017. This is the year that you are going to change for the better, right? People love to set goals. It can help us feel motivated and

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Growth Mindset in Maths?

“Students tend to have more of a fixed view of maths skills than of other intellectual skills” – Carol Dweck

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The Science of happiness

What makes someone happy? A famous study, conducted almost forty years ago, found that Lottery winners tend not to be happier than everyone else.

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Growth Mindset Stories and science part 5

Our latest feature in our Growth Mindset Stories and Science looks at both anecdotal and experimental evidence behind the importance of mindset.

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10 Ways to give better feedback

Giving feedback can be a double-edged sword. The Sutton Trust reports that if it is done right, it can be one of the most effective ways to help

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