Mindset: the new psychology of success

Mindset: the new psychology of success

Author: 
Dweck, Carlos S.
Place: 
New York
Publisher: 
Balantine Books
Phys descriptions: 
xi, 301p.: charts
Date published: 
2006
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ISBN: 
978-0-345-47232
Bar code: 
1038071
Call No: 
17.024.4 DWE
Abstract: 

Now updated with new research, the book that has changed millions of lives with its insights into the growth mindset--an ideal graduation gift.  After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. In this brilliant book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities. People with a fixed mindset--those who believe that abilities are fixed--are less likely to flourish than those with a growth mindset--those who believe that abilities can be developed. Mindset reveals how great parents, teachers, managers, and athletes can put this idea to use to foster outstanding accomplishment....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018