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Carol Dweck's The Power Of Believing That You Can Improve

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In “The Power of Believing That You Can Improve,” Carol Dweck informs many students, teachers and parents how to create a growth mindset. It is all about processing the method that Dweck has developed “(not) yet.” Dweck secretly researches and revisits the growth mindset. Dweck and her colleagues find out that student’s mindsets perceive one's abilities. Not to mention, it also plays a role in his motivation for achievement.
In my opinion, Carol Dweck states a powerful conclusion in her TED Talk video. I believe that Dweck gives a great introduction to the influential field. One does not know what he is capable of until he praises his own effort. I see it this way, with a growth mindset, one can do greater things in life. If one has the desire
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In other words, one with a fixed mindset believe that intelligence and talent are fixed. Not to mention, someone with a fixed mindset also tends to believe that effort is fruitless and define who one is. Avoiding challenges and hiding flaws are two big concepts that someone with a fixed mindset tend to do. Hard to cope with setbacks is another big character trait one with a fixed mindset. It is always a fight between giving up and “oh well, I am just not good at it.” The tendency to blame past experiences as a proof of inherent traits. The adolescent brain is developed into two, fixed mindset and a growth mindset. Dweck mentions in her TED talk video, “Before, effort, and difficulty made them feel dumb, made them feel like giving up, but now, effort and difficulty, that's when their neurons are making new connections stronger connections.” Dweck is stating that the effort of someone with a fixed mindset is what makes one…show more content…
Dweck's method helps many students like myself willing to learn. Her words, saying “not yet,” inspires me to never lose hope and get unhappy about an issue. Hope provides us with the power of believing that one can improve ourselves. Having the right skill set is not sufficient one has to find the right mindset. She argues that one needs to learn from mistakes committed, embrace the challenge and focus on his own development. Not to mention, Dweck also argues that no more lives need to be wasted when the solution is right in front of one. The abilities are capable of such growth. It's a human right to live in a place where one can create a growth mindset. Actions speak louder than
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