Is there a dark side to growth mindset?
(My guest interview on the amazing Kindsight 101 Podcast with Morgane Michael)
As amazing as it is in encouraging strong learning habits and perseverance, a danger of growth mindset is when it:
1) Becomes an exaggerated and extreme focus of interventions... read more
Without this, you can't "teach" growth mindset.
Growth mindset is a concept. A concept is something abstract, like ‘passion or perseverance’. You can’t ‘teach passion’ because a person has to experience it themselves to know it. It’s the same with ‘growth mindset’.
But there is something you can do with... read more
What the Bird Box reveals about the science of human connection
Are we better at 'hearing emotions' than seeing them? Not sure if you‘ve seen the Netflix movie Bird Box or read the book, but there is science to back up an underlying theme that occurs.
What causes horror and tragedy in this... read more
Understanding Brain Plasticity is Today's Moral Imperative: Five MUST-Read Books for 2018
Our brains are not just hardwired from birth. They are literally, physically, neurologically, moment-by-moment, formed and built by our experiences. We must stop acting as though behavior problems and mental illness are things that... read more
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