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Wall Street Journal published essay by Provost Dr. Ken Bain

Flummoxed by Failure—or Focused?

It's not about being smart. The key to getting past unsuccessful moments is a flexible view of learning

Many people think of intelligence as static: you are born with lots of brains, very few, or somewhere in between, and that quantum of intelligence largely determines how well you do in school and in life.

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