Kids should pay more attention to mistakes, study suggests is the headline of a Science Daily report on a new study.
The study finds, to no one’s surprised, that people with a growth mindset bounce back from mistakes more easily than those with a fixed mindset.
Here’s an excerpt:
Here’s more on what the researchers say:
Many parents and teachers shy away from addressing a child’s mistakes, telling them “It’s OK, you’ll get it the next time,” without giving them the opportunity to figure out what went wrong, Schroder said.
“Instead they could say: ‘Mistakes happen, so let’s try to pay attention to what went wrong and figure it out.'”
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