In this first part of our discussion, we explore my learning journey and why I decided to study psychology and neuroscience. We also talk about how experience-dependent learning helps us adopt a growth mindset.
Later, we discuss why even identical twins, through different experiences, can develop changes in their brain and narrative.
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Childhood: camping and creating her own radio shows (2:58)
University and beyond: a multifaceted path leading to neuroscience (7:31)
Stefanie’s defining moment (16:52)
What she learnt in previous careers that she still uses now (19:08)
Is a growth mindset innate or can we cultivate it? (20:51)
Why are our brains different? The case of identical twins (28:20)
The importance of celebrating mistakes (35:03)
Why do we respond to mistakes differently? (41:33)