6 Signs You Have a Growth Mindset

A growth mindset explains talent as a work-in-progress, which opens the door for change and progress. For example, a student with a growth mindset will study for their test because they know they’re still learning new things. On the other hand, a fixed mindset suggests that your talents are set in stone. For example, a student with a fixed mindset may not study for a test, because they believe they’re smart enough already. So, do you have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset? To help you discover that, we've made this video to help you identify the signs you have a growth mindset. Credits: Script Writer: Tristan Reed Script Editor: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Kaitlynd Collins YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: Dweck, C. & Yeager, D. (2019). Mindsets: A view from two eras. Perspectives in Psychological Science, 14(3): 481-496. Mangels et al. (2006). Why do beliefs about intelligence influence learning success? A social cognitive neuroscience model. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 1(2): 75-86. Nussbaum, A. & Dweck, C. (2008). Defensiveness Versus Remediation: Self-Theories and Modes of Self-Esteem Maintenance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34(5): 599-612. Yeager et al. (2019). A national experiment reveals where a growth mindset improves achievement. Nature, 573: 364-369. Transcript: Corrected/modified by alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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