Value of Mistakes
This module familiarizes students with brain research describing our physiological response to mistakes, and how making mistakes is a useful part of learning. Surprisingly, people with a growth mindset—those who believe that intelligence and ability respond to effort, and are not innate-- have measurably different brain activity after making a mistake. In other words, growth mindset individuals pay more attention to mistakes, leading to better error correction and deeper learning.
Image Source: Hajcak 2012
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