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Mindset and the brain's response to failure

New research shows that the brain responds differently to setbacks depending on whether people adopt a growth mindset (a belief that intelligence is malleable) or a fixed mindset (a belief that intelligence is stable) People adopting a growth mindset pay attention to learning information and do better on tests.

 More here and, there is an article about this study by Jonah Lehrer here

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