The Electric Typewriter

Great articles and essays by the world's best journalists and writers.
20th Jun

by Po Bronson

A growing body of research suggests that labeling kids “smart” does not prevent them from underperforming. Instead, it might actually be holding them back.

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    by Po Bronson A growing body of research suggests that labeling kids “smart” does not prevent them from underperforming....
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    This explains so much.
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