Double meta-analysis on Growth Mindset: how big are the effects really?

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It has been quite a Mindset-week as earlier this week I wrote this post on a new big well performed study. But there is more, as also this week a new double meta-analysis was published on the same intervention.

Stuart Ritchie summarized the study as follows:

But maybe the best summary comes from the authors of the study themselves:

Some researchers have claimed that mind-set interventions can “lead to large gains in student achievement” and have “striking effects on educational achievement” (Yeager & Walton, 2011, pp. 267 and 268, respectively). Overall, our results do not support these claims. Mind- set interventions…

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