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Neuroskeptic: Political neuroscience: "Growth mindsets" and disability

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by AndyPR, Jul 26, 2017.

  1. AndyPR

    AndyPR Senior Member

    Seems that pyschobabble is everywhere - not that we will be surprised by that I'm sure.
    http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/n...ence-growth-mindsets-disability/#.WXidxoqQwi9
     
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    dangermouse Senior Member

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    It's getting ridiculous now.
     
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    slysaint Senior Member

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  4. Demepivo

    Demepivo Dolores Abernathy

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    The DWP has been using dodgy life coaches on the unemployed for years. I don't know if Phil Parker Ltd is involved...
     
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    Esther12 Senior Member

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    Hmmm... bit interested in Neurokeptic's replies in the comments section, which seem to indicate the sort of moral concerns that seemed lacking from his piece on PACE.
     
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    Alvin2 If humans were rational...

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    My Dilbert post from another thread applies here
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    Solstice Senior Member

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    The growth mindset stuff has actually helped me a bit with studying etc. Not getting frustrated or giving up when things don't work straight away, but soldiering on. It did fuck all for my M.E. though. In fact, if I wouldn't know how important pacing is, it's something that might push me into P.E.M, the soldiering on.
     
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