Mind Your Errors (APSSC Award Winner)

In case you missed it, the cameras were rolling at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. Watch Hans S. Schroder from Michigan State University present his research “Mind Your Errors: Neural Evidence Linking Growth Mindset to Remedial Action (APSSC Award Winner).”

Jason S. Moser
Michigan State University

Carrie Heeter
Michigan State University

Yu-Hao Lee
Michigan State University

Error-related event-related brain potentials (ERPs) and post-error behavioral adjustments were measured in 25 undergraduates performing a flanker task. Participants endorsing a growth mindset evidenced enhanced error positivity amplitude and increased post-error accuracy. Results are discussed in terms of the beneficial effects of growth mindset on learning from mistakes.

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