Summary Of Mindsets That Promote Resilience

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David Yeager and Carol Dweck have written an article, Mindsets That Promote Resilience: When Students Believe That Characteristics Can Be Developed, that differs from most because instead of offering tried and true prescriptions for success in education, all they say is needed is a shift in mentality. So, for students that face challenges in school or with others, all they need to know is that people can learn, develop, and grow abilities and behaviors. They say even without knowing how to do those things, just knowing it is possible to change or improve is all that it takes to overcome obstacles. The summarize several studies that prove their theory. When students believe they are “dumb,” they do not believe they can change that and when that
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