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Why I teach growth mindset

The struggles of marginalized students, mentees and peers in astronomy and physics can be amplified by negative ‘fixed’ mindsets. Here are ways we can address mindset in our labs, our classrooms and ourselves.

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Fig. 1: A mindset workshop designed by the author.

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Burgasser, A.J. Why I teach growth mindset. Nat Astron 3, 1038–1040 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-019-0940-7

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