Carol Dweck Mindset

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Carol Dweck 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 as the Professor or Psychology (Dweck). She has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The World Education Federation named Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development Book of the Year. Her work has been featured in such publications as The New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe, and she has appeared on Today and 20/20 (MINDSET). In the book Mindset: The New Psychology Dweck emphases on two major mindsets that the common people have. She focuses on people with a fixed mindset, and people with a growth mindset. Dweck uses her studies and real life situations to examine and interpret these sets of attitudes that people sustain. “Mindset” is not just a mental attitude, it is an attitude that determines how people interpret and respond to a situation” (What is Mindset?). With this being said, mindset…show more content…
Dweck says to start self-change by directing your commends to their efforts. Build strong relationships that focus on hard work and putting others first. Help others reach standards without pushing them over the edge. Value determination and use each day as a chance to develop and progress. When reading this book it opened my eyes to so many opportunities and so much joy that has slipped through my fingers past the years. Dweck does a very excellent job at giving examples and life stories to show how people are effected. When looking at the stories from the outside perspective it makes me question if I have a fixed mindset. And then asking around I realized that I do have a very fixed mindset in some of my
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