Carol Dweck

What are mindsets?

Carol Dweck, world re-known psychology professor from Stanford, has been researching achievement and success. She has come to understand that a system of beliefs people hold are key. She has coins the term mindset to explain these beliefs that influences success. Fixed mindset means that a person beliefs that qualities like intelligence or talent are fixed, a person is either born with it or not. Growth mindset is a belief that through hard work and effort a person can develop their most basic abilities.