“Students tend to have more of a fixed view of maths skills than of other intellectual skills” – Carol Dweck
What makes someone happy? A famous study, conducted almost forty years ago, found that Lottery winners tend not to be happier than everyone else.
Our latest feature in our Growth Mindset Stories and Science looks at both anecdotal and experimental evidence behind the importance of mindset.
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
In the 1880s, anthropologist Franz Boaz was travelling in Northern Canada, living with a local Inuit tribe. He noted that that they had many words
Feedback is a tricky thing. If done correctly, it can help learners to ensure that they are on the right path and to help them make improvements.
Teenagers often feel under great pressure to be perfect. Perfectly smart. Perfect looks. Perfect at sport. Perfect at socialising. Unfortunately,
How do big companies develop a collective growth mindset? Microsoft are currently spending a lot of time, energy and effort on fostering a
The world of psychology and body language exploded into the mainstream landscape in 2010 with Professor Amy Cuddy’s TED talk on ‘Power Poses’.