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Some great posts:

The Power (and Peril) of Praising Your Kids in New York Magazine (via Mind Hacks)

  • “One group was praised for their intelligence (“You must be smart at this”), while the others were praised for their effort (“You must have worked really hard”). This simple difference had a startling effect.”
  • “Children who were praised for their effort were more likely to choose a harder test when given a choice, were less likely to become disheartened when given a test they were guaranteed to fail, and when finally given the original tests again, their marks improved.”

Videogames Improve Vision by Rewiring Your Brain in Scientific American

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