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Tag: Growth Mindset
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In a new study, researchers saw Jewish- and Palestinian-Israeli students cooperating better after a simple lesson.
According to a recent study, training teens in a "growth mindset" can reduce their stress and improve their grades.
There are people who got bad grades but grew up to be successful adults, says Mark Katz. What’s their secret—and how can schools help?
The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings published this past year.
A recent New York Times column suggests we have no choice but to ignore or excise racist imagery in children's books. But Jeremy Adam Smith offers another way, guided by research.
Articles: How Creativity WorksBy Jeremy Adam Smith | April 10, 2012
Imagine author Jonah Lehrer explores how neuroscientific discoveries have helped us understand the ways we imagine new things.
What socks can teach us about intelligence and overcoming challenges.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: School Success Prep: Growth Mindset PraiseBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | August 22, 2011
A review of the most powerful way to encourage learning
Videos and Podcasts: School Success Prep: Growth Mindset PraiseBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | August 22, 2011
As we make our “Back to School” preparations, sometimes the thing we most need to refresh ourselves on is how to talk to kids about schoolwork. Part 2 of a 3 part back-to-school series.
Raising Happiness: Book Club: Raising Happiness, Ch. 6By Christine Carter | August 5, 2010
Practice, Practice, Practice
Raising Happiness: Book Club: Raising Happiness, Ch. 3By Christine Carter | July 15, 2010
Perfectionism is outdated
Raising Happiness: How To Make Your Kid into a PerfectionistBy Christine Carter | September 3, 2008
Mindful people might be happier because they have a better idea of who they are, suggests a new study.
Recent research suggests that the quest for constant bliss is misguided.
A new study suggests that small acts of creativity in everyday life increase our overall sense of well-being.
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