Our society worships talent, and many people assume that possessing superior
intelligence or ability — along with confidence in that ability — is a recipe for success.
Years of scientific investigation suggests that an overemphasis on intellect or talent leaves people vulnerable to failure, fearful of challenges and unwilling to remedy their shortcomings.
Parents and teachers can also teach children to enjoy the process of learning by
expressing positive views of challenges, effort and mistakes. Here are examples of such