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Carol Dweck

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Carol Dweck's Biography

Carol S. Dweck (born October 17, 1946) is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. She graduated from Barnard College in 1967 and earned a Ph.D. from Yale University in 1972. She taught at Columbia University, Harvard University, and the University of Illinois before joining the Stanford faculty in 2004.

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Carol Dweck News Stories

  • San Lorenzo camp an early look at high school life

      News Source: Contra Costa Times | 7 hours ago
    Starting high school can be intimidating, but it's easier if you know your way around campus and have met some of your fellow students. A four-day summer camp this week at Arroyo High School helped 70 incoming freshmen get off on the right foot,
  • Why do women fail?

      News Source: CNN | 3 days ago
    Carol Dweck is Lewis and Virginia Eaton professor of psychology at Stanford University and the author of "Mindset: the New Psychology of Success." Rachel Simmons is co-founder of Girls Leadership Institute and author of "The Curse of the Good Girl:
  • Are the 'forces of conservatism' in retreat over education?

      News Source: Guardian Unlimited | 25 days ago
    Many schools are now organising themselves into partnerships collaboration has trumped competition. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA It is the end of term so I am going to suggest a question for gentle reflection over the summer holidays. Are the "forces

Carol Dweck Blogs

  • Happy New Year and One from the Archives… – PSYCHOLOGY WOD

      Blog Source: | 7 months ago
    I stumbled (as I have in the past) upon Carol Dweck's work on mindset: “fixed mindsets” versus “growth mindsets.” According to Dweck, a fixed mindset is one marked by a conviction that you either have what it takes or you don't, and any sign&
  • Engage Their Minds | Set a Goal to Change Some Mindsets

      Blog Source: | 7 months ago
    Researchers like Carol Dweck (author of Mindset) are showing that statements like, “You are smart,” help to instill a “Fixed Mindset.” Children who are told this on a regular basis believe that they have an innate ability which produces their ...
  • NAMC Montessori Teacher Training Blog: Cultivating ...

      Blog Source: | 7 months ago
    Carol Dweck, professor of social and developmental psychology at Stanford University and a leader in the field of student motivation, tells us there are two types of students: those who believe in a fixed IQ and those who believe in untapped ...

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