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A Review of Mindset – Carol Dweck @imagineinquiry

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First published in 2006, Mindset has become one of the most influential books in modern day education. Drawing on her research from Stanford University and including many stories of high-achievers from the fields of art, sport, and education, Dweck argues, when it comes to our beliefs on successful learning, people fall into one of roughly two camps: those that believe in the primacy of innate talent and those that belief in the overriding importance of sustained practice. People from the first group she describes as having a ‘fixed-mindset’, those from the second a ‘growth-mindset’.

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