Articles of Interest

Growth mindsets of anxiety: Do the benefits to individual flourishing come with societal costs?

Crystal L. Hoyt

This week's compelling study in the Journal of Positive Psychology explores the duality that growth mindsets serve as a protective role in directly predicting psychological flourishing and indirectly predicting reduced activism against social threats.

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Fifty years of parental involvement and achievement research: A second-order meta-analysis (Nov 2022)

Sungwon Kim
Department of Education, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea

"The main goal of this study is to synthesize the results of past meta-analyses including studies published over the past 50 years examining the relation between parental involvement and student academic achievement for school-age children (grades K-12) in naturally occurring and intervention studies."