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Aug16
Educational Tracking Creates Artificial Inequalities Among Students

Lausanne, Switzerland - In a series of studies, social psychologists show that educational tracking – grouping students based on their achievement levels -...

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Forget the Bling: High Status-Signaling Deters New Friendships

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Growth Mindset Interventions Yield Impressive Results

A growth mindset is the belief that intellectual abilities are not fixed, but can be developed. Do students who are taught a growth mindset earn...

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Aug20
Schools Are Buying 'Growth Mindset' Interventions Despite Scant Evidence That They Work Well

Ten years ago, after over two decades of research on this topic, Carol Dweck – the Stanford University developer of “mindset theory” – concluded, “what...

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