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Praise's Double-Edged Sword

Praise's Double-Edged Sword

Telling a child they're a born genius might sound like the ultimate pep talk, but surprise—it can actually send their motivation and performance down the rabbit hole! Who knew? Instead of soaring on wings of genius, they start avoiding challenges like cats avoid water.

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Hyperbolic Stretching for the Busy Brainiac

Hyperbolic Stretching for the Busy Brainiac

Caught up in nurturing a growth mindset? Don't forget the body! Hyperbolic Stretching is your 8-minute miracle to ensure those little bodies (and yours) stay as flexible as their...

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Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

Kids praised for effort don’t just step up to the challenge; they leap. They choose harder tasks, aiming to learn more rather than just show off how smart they are. It’s like choosing the boss level every time because they know that’s where the real fun is.

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Effort Pays Off

Effort Pays Off

The punchline? Kids praised for effort not only aim for tougher challenges but also outperform the 'genius' labeled kids. It's a win-win: they get better at solving problems and probably won't end up in therapy for perfectionism.

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Effort Over IQ

Effort Over IQ

Here’s the game-changer: swap those IQ compliments for high-fives on effort. Celebrate the sweat, the grinds, and the 'oops, let’s try that again.' It turns out, kids who are praised for trying hard become problem-solving ninjas who aren’t afraid to tackle brain-busters h...

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The Genius Wave

The Genius Wave

While we're on the subject of genius moves, here's one for the brain - The Genius Wave. A 7-minute audio track designed to massage the theta brainwave, encouraging that inner genius

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Ever told a kid they're the next Einstein only to watch them give up at the first sign of a tricky math problem? Dr. Andrew Huberman and Dr. Carol Dweck dive into the art of praising with purpose. It's not just about making them feel good; it's about steering them towards loving the grind - with a few laughs along the way.

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