Dweck's growth mindset
model, as a cognitive psychology
model, details how various individuals perceive intelligence
and academic ability. The growth mindset
model has demonstrated academic success
in students across many disciplines for more than 30 years.
The growth mindset
model has not been examined in prelicensure nursing education.
This article introduces the growth mindset
model, highlights differences and implications on learning between the 2 mindsets, and offers suggestions to cultivate the growth mindset
model in nursing education.
Given the scholastic merits attributed to the growth mindset
model, a closer investigation into the potential integration of the model into nursing education may be warranted.