Oh, oh mindset? Association between academic achievement/mindset might be weaker than previously thought | Pedro

I found this new study published in Personality and Individual Differences via Tommy Opgenhaffen and to my opinion it’s not a nail in the coffin of mindset-theory imho, but it does warrant for some precaution.

What does the new research say in short:
They measured the mindset of 5653 university applicants taking a scholastic aptitude test.
Growth mindset was not positively associated with results of the test.
Mindset did not predict change of the results for those who retook the test.
Mindset did not predict participation in a future administration of the test.
Mindset did not predict…

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