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Chapter 4: Mental Throwdown: Effort vs. Intelligence


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Fixed mindset learners:
-believe intelligence cannot be altered
-label themselves (as "smart" or "dumb")
-believe learning and accomplishment are outside of their personal control
-avoid challenge
-give up easily
-blame failure on a lack of intellect rather than inadequate effort
Growth mindset learners:
-believe basic ability can be developed
-embrace challenge
-reject labeling themselves or anyone else as "smart" or "dumb"
-focus on strategies and processes while learning
High achieving students..
are at risk for becoming fixed mindset learners
Intelligence Quotient; measurement of a person's intelligence