A Simple Brain Theory Endorsed By Bill Gates Supposedly Helps You Learn Anything

A Simple Brain Theory Endorsed By Bill Gates Supposedly Helps You Learn Anything

http://www.businessinsider.com/carol-dwecks-growth-mindset-theory-tweeted-by-bill-gates-2014-8

  • 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.

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