Grow Your Mindset!
Mike waited and waited. Was it going to be good news or bad news? Who would be in, and who would be out? Would he make the team or not? Finally, the coach put two lists on the door of the school gym. Mike looked at the list for... Read more
The Mindset Message (Step 3)
ReadOasis Step 3 Some people say that "hard work is more important than innate intelligence." To appraise this claim, researchers gave this message to a group of people. Then something remarkable happened. Right after hearing the message, the people manifested real changes in their brains. Is this true? Can... Read more
The Mindset Message (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 Some people say that "hard work is more important than innate intelligence." To test this, researchers gave this message to a group of people. Then something amazing happened. Right after hearing the message, the people showed real changes in their brains. Is this true? Can a... Read more
Grow Your Mindset!
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 2) What is a growth mindset? It is a powerful idea from Stanford University Professor Carol Dweck. She says a growth mindset is “the idea that abilities can be developed.” This is different from the idea of talent. Sure, Michael Jordan had talent. But more... Read more
Grow Your Mindset!
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 3) In her research, Carol Dweck has shown this. People with a growth mindset think more truthfully about themselves. They think more correctly about themselves. What about people with a fixed mindset? They tend to think false thoughts about themselves. Their thoughts about talent, learning,... Read more