Known for her work on the growth mindset, psychology professor Carol Dweck presented a lecture on Thursday detailing her research on mindsets and the importance of fulfilling human potential as a means towards larger societal, rather than individual, objectives.
Stanford researchers Carol Dweck and Gregory Walton, among other scholars, recently published “Implicit Theories of Interest: Finding Your Passion or Developing It?” The study suggests that spending effort developing one’s passions is more effective than looking for one’s true passion.
Carol Dweck, Lewis and Eaton Professor of Psychology, is the inaugural recipient of the Yidan Prize for Educational Research. Dweck’s research has focused on identifying two different frameworks through which people consider their own intelligence.
ClassDojo and Stanford University’s Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS) have created a teaching toolkit to incorporate the “growth mindset” into elementary and middle school classrooms.
For all the failures we face, we are notoriously unwilling to discuss them. And when we do discuss failure, we frame it as though failing is something that must be accepted, but is itself not desirable.
Students are learning to be mindful of their mindsets in Psych 12N: Self Theories, an introductory seminar aimed at freshman and taught by Carol S. Dweck, the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology.
One would think that we of all people, students at Stanford University, would realize our value. Why don’t we?
The Daily sat down with several prominent professors and administrators to discuss their summer reading lists and their near-unanimous interest in one Stanford-affiliated work in particular.