Monday, August 20, 2018

Teaching neuroplasticity review

Teaching students about neuroplasticity can help support a growth mindset, according to analysis of 10 studies by researchers. Researchers reported improved motivation and discouraged stereotypes when students were taught that their brains can change and learn new things.
Sarrasin, J. et al. (2018).  Effects of teaching the concept of neuroplasticity to induce a growth mindset on motivation, achievement, and brain activity: A meta-analysis. Trends in Neuroscience and Education, 12, 22-31.

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