giovedì 22 dicembre 2011

The U.S. Needs More Geeks: How to Make Science Cool

Concordo in pieno con quanto scrive Annie Murphy Paul in questo piacevole articolo:
"[...] Stanford University psychologist Carl Dweck has demonstrated that children with a “fixed mindset”—a belief that intelligence is innate and unchangeable—are less motivated and less resilient than children with a “growth mindset,” the conviction that effort and persistence make a difference. Students should be exposed to stories of great thinkers who struggled, Dweck has suggested, so that they come to realize that “even geniuses work hard.” A new study, published in the Journal of Educational Psychology, reports what happened when researchers did just that. [...]" Read more

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