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This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and renowned psychologist Carol Dweck, Stanford University. This conversation provides behind-the-scenes, detailed insights into the development of Carol's important work on growth mindsets and fixed mindsets: how different ways of thinking influence learning ability and success.This carefully-edited book includes an introduction, Justified Applause, and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter: I. Fixed Beginnings - Mrs. Wilson's legacyII. Confronted by Young Wisdom - Encountering growth-minded 10-year-oldsIII. The Genius Defense - All pain, no gainIV. Good and Bad Praise - Embracing the processV. Getting Personal - Popular writing, John McEnroe, and enforcing standardsVI. Brainsets - Neuroplasticity and intelligenceVII. Gender Differences - Male and female mindsetsVIII. Getting the Message Out - Inspiration and misinterpretationIX. Practical Tips - Beneficial struggling and the power of "yet"X. Diversity and Universality - French, Americans and common groundXI. New Horizons - From school bullying to Middle East politicsXII. The Big Picture - Growing the human conditionAbout Ideas Roadshow Conversations Series: This book is part of an expanding series of 100+ Ideas Roadshow conversations, each one presenting a wealth of candid insights from a leading expert in a focused yet informal setting to give non-specialists a uniquely accessible window into frontline research and scholarship that wouldn't otherwise be encountered through standard lectures and textbooks. For other books in this series visit our website: https://ideas-on-film.com/ideasroadshow/.