This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and renowned psychologist Carol Dweck, Stanford University. This conversation provides behind-the-scenes, detailed insights into the development of Carol?s important work on growth mindsets and fixed mindsets: how different ways of thinking influence learning ability and success.
This carefully-edited book includes an introduction, Justified Applause, and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter:
I. Fixed Beginnings - Mrs. Wilson?s legacy
II. Confronted by Young Wisdom - Encountering growth-minded 10-year-olds
III. The Genius Defense - All pain, no gain
IV. Good and Bad Praise - Embracing the process
V. Getting Personal - Popular writing, John McEnroe, and enforcing standards
VI. Brainsets - Neuroplasticity and intelligence
VII. Gender Differences - Male and female mindsets
VIII. Getting the Message Out - Inspiration and misinterpretation
IX. Practical Tips - Beneficial struggling and the power of ?yet?
X. Diversity and Universality - French, Americans and common ground
XI. New Horizons - From school bullying to Middle East politics
XII. The Big Picture - Growing the human condition
About Ideas Roadshow Conversations Series:
This book is part of an expanding series of 100+ Ideas Roadshow conversations, each one presenting a wealth of candid insights from a leading expert in a focused yet informal setting to give non-specialists a uniquely accessible window into frontline research and scholarship that wouldn't otherwise be encountered through standard lectures and textbooks. For other books in this series visit our website: https://ideas-on-film.com/ideasroadshow/.