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Mindset by Carol S. Dweck
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May 27, 08

bookshelves: teaching-education, psychology-or-spiritual, brain, happiness
Recommended to Melissa by: an interview on NPR
Recommended for: teachers
Read in January, 2007

The main premise is that we are not born with a fixed intelligence. People have different intelligences (e.g. math, language, music) and can become more or less intelligent depending on how hard they work to increase or decrease their intelligence. As a person who is looking to go into teaching, this is very relevant information that I may be able to use in the classroom.
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