A growth-mindset intervention boosts interest in math and science among liberal arts students

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 04:23 in Psychology & Sociology

College students are often urged to "find" their passion, but such advice could discourage them from exploring other disciplines or developing new skills if they feel their passion or interests have already been "found." A new study by Yale-NUS College and Stanford University found that cultivating a growth mindset about interest in undergraduates who initially professed that they were not a "math or science person," led to increased interest and better final grades in their mandatory math and science courses.

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