A national experiment reveals where a growth mindset improves achievement

@article{Yeager2019ANE,
  title={A national experiment reveals where a growth mindset improves achievement},
  author={David Scott Yeager and Paul Hanselman and Gregory M. Walton and Jared Murray and Robert Crosnoe and Chandra Muller and Elizabeth Tipton and Barbara Schneider and Chris Hulleman and Cintia P. Hinojosa and David Paunesku and Carissa A. Romero and Kate Flint and Alice Roberts and Jill Trott and Ronaldo Iachan and Jenny Buontempo and Sophia Yang and Carlos M. Carvalho and P. Richard Hahn and Maithreyi Gopalan and Pratik C. Mhatre and Ronald F. Ferguson and Angela L. Duckworth and Carol S. Dweck},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2019},
  volume={573},
  pages={364 - 369}
}
A global priority for the behavioural sciences is to develop cost-effective, scalable interventions that could improve the academic outcomes of adolescents at a population level, but no such interventions have so far been evaluated in a population-generalizable sample. Here we show that a short (less than one hour), online growth mindset intervention—which teaches that intellectual abilities can be developed—improved grades among lower-achieving students and increased overall enrolment to… 

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