Carol Dweck, a psychology professor at Stanford University has been studying the link between motivation and achievement for nearly 40 years.
She has discovered that you can hold either of two different views or "mindsets" of your own intelligence. Only one of these mindsets is strongly linked to mastery which is one of the three key elements of motivation.
In her book "Mindset: How you can fulfil your potential", Carol says
"Many people think of the brain as a mystery.
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