"Indeed, those who are smart succeed. This is what we often believe. But science tells a different story. Believing that success reflects higher ability and failure lower competence is not only wrong, but we show that it is detrimental to intellectual efficiency during challenging tasks."
- Kids Fail Less When They Know Failure Is Part of Learning, Study by American Psychological Association (via gjmueller) So don’t be so hard on yourself if your results aren’t what you hoped they would be. Assessment tasks and trials are designed to help you identify what you need to do or identify what you need to learn to succeed.
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