1 Apr 2015

How not to talk to your children

From Nine To Noon, 10:12 am on 1 April 2015

Carol Dweck is a Stanford University psychologist specialising in what motivates people and she says telling kids they're "smart" is one of the worst things people can do. Professor Dweck's research shows that reinforcing the idea to students that they've achieved something because they worked hard means they are more likely to try harder and perform better.