Is "intelligence" inherent in it? People will stop growing by turning out to be overconfident


There may be cases where it is felt that so-called "goodness of the head" is different from person to person, but the difference is not simply caused by native origin but it may be greatly influenced depending on the usual way of thinking. Experiments conducted by a research team have shown that overly confident individuals will focus on the easier part of tasks given.

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It can be said that there are two ways of thinking about "goodness of head". One is "the goodness of the head is inherent in nature, it is similar to the color of hair and eye color", and the other is "the smartness can be changed, better throughout life You can do it. " In other words, though it is thought that intelligence is genetic thing and thought that it can be improved afterwards, at least from the research, the usual way of thinking influences smartness It has been made clear that there is.

This research was conducted by Washington State UniversityJoyce EhrlingerAccording to research results by doctors and others, the research results suggest that "those who think that smartness is fixed is likely to evaluate their abilities excessively and as a result the development of intellectual ability There was a thing that it may be stagnant ".

In the research, a common test "students' intellectual ability to participants"GREWe researched the tendency of answer content given what is similar to ". Then, those who think overconfident that "myself is high in intelligence" have found a tendency to spend a lot of time on simple problems even in the test. Meanwhile, it is understood that those who think that "intelligence can be improved" tend to tackle more difficult problems.

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The research team says that people with excessive self-consciousness are overvaluing their abilities by solving simple problems, and on the contrary, those who take initiative in tackling difficult problems, by hitting the wall He points out that he judges his ability more accurately.

In addition, the research team conducted similar tests after taught contents to another participant that "intelligence is born". It is also clear that there has been a tendency to try to deal with simpler problems regardless of the way the participants had originally.

In a sense, it is a content that can be felt as "a natural result", but it seems to be said that this trend became clear as an actual investigation. It seems that it can be thought of as an important point for spreading "Growth · Mindset" for attaching the power to grow in school classes and workplace environments as well as individual thinking.

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