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How Our Brains Process Praise and Why it’s Killing Our Potential

When your brain gets a reward, it learns to do that action again. But repetition builds habits, not growth.

News flash: People love praise. They love being told that they’re doing a good job, that their effort is appreciated and that they are a valuable member of the team. They love it so much that we have embedded praise deeply in the culture. Our schools provide plenty of opportunities for students to get recognized […]