Saying "you're smart" can backfire
"We've almost been brainwashed to say, 'You're so smart,'" says Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck. The problem? This kind of praise can hold kids back.
Fixed vs. growth mindset
World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck explains the core idea behind "Mindset," her breakthrough book on how to truly motivate kids.
Gender differences in criticism
Absolutely! Stanford psychologist and "Mindset" author Carol Dweck says it’s night and day – and linked to the self-esteem gender gap.
Carol Dweck on the power of "yet"
This one little word, says world-renowned Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, has the power to inspire your child to do incredible things.
The secret of your child's brain
"Parents are not doing kids a favor" by making this common mistake, says Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, who explains how to inspire confidence in your child.
Carol Dweck on the "gifted curse"
Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck explains why the smartest kids sometimes fail.
Carol Dweck on "I am bad at math!"
Stanford researcher and Mindset author Carol Dweck says when kids utter this common refrain, respond using a powerful word that changes everything.