mindsetWhether a person believes that intelligence is something that can develop and grow (growth mindset) vs. a trait that is fixed and unchanging can have profound effects on self-perception, motivation, and ultimately achievement. The pioneer of the psychology of mindsets is Dr Carol Dweck at Stanford Understanding the power of a positive and growth mindset can have dramatic consequences on dyslexic individuals’ approaches to challenges, setbacks, and academic efforts, especially in the K-12 years of education.

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