A Simple Brain Theory Endorsed By Bill Gates Supposedly Helps You Learn Anything
A small psychological change to how we approach challenges can dramatically change how successful we are at these tasks. (See The Prosperous Leader, Chapter 4).
two mindsets: the "fixed mindset" and the "growth mindset."
fixed mindset believe their intelligence, basic abilities, and talent are unchangeable.
people who have a growth mindset think they can develop their talents and abilities through effort, good teaching, and persistence. These people can conceivably learn anything with proper focus.
That's because new neural connections are actually formed when you make mistakes. So your brain actually grows by messing up a bit.