Intelligence

Carol Dweck Revisits the ‘Growth Mindset’

Education Week:  For many years, I secretly worked on my research. I say “secretly” because, once upon a time, researchers simply published their research in professional journals—and there it stayed. However, my colleagues and I learned things we thought people needed to know. We found that students’ mindsets—how they perceive More

Frühchen sind später häufig arbeitslos (Preterm babies linked with less wealth)

The world: Are children born prematurely, they are later in life less economically successful. At least that is the result of a long-term study of the British University of Warwick near Coventry with more than 15,000 volunteers. The local group of researchers investigated the level of education, profession and the More

Preterm Babies Have Less Wealth, Education in Adulthood

Parents: Across the globe, 15 million premature babies are born every year. Those who are born premature face adverse effects both academically and economically throughout their lifespan, according to a new study. The research, which was published in Psychological Science, suggests that preemies have lower academic abilities in childhood when compared to More

Preterm Birth Linked With Lower Math Abilities and Less Wealth

People who are born premature tend to accumulate less wealth as adults, and a new study suggests that this may be due to lower mathematics abilities. The findings, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, show that preterm birth is associated with lower academic abilities More