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Carol Dweck: The Rise Of A False Growth Mindset

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PCA National Advisory Board Member Carol Dweck is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. 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.

In this video, Dweck talks about how parents, coaches, and educators have a false growth mindset because a growth mindset is deeper than an open mind or having youth athletes try harder. It is about actively promoting a growth mindset to enhance learning.