Most students will encounter difficulties or setbacks at some point in their college careers. The question is: How do you respond to these challenges? Professor Carol Dweck did pioneering research that revealed the importance of developing a "growth" mindset. Watch this nine-minute video to discover the impact that a "growth" versus a "fixed" mindset can have on your academic success.
Stanford Alumni. (2014, October 9). Developing a growth mindset with Carol Dweck [Video]. YouTube.
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Professor Angela Duckworth does research on grit, which she describes as a person's ability to persevere in the face of difficulty. Watch the video below to hear Duckworth explain that IQ alone does not predict success.
Duckworth, Angela Lee. (2013, April). Grit: The power of passion and perseverance [Video]. TED Conferences. https://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_grit_the_power_of_passion_and_perseverance
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