Character is so hard to measure though

And also so difficult to lead when found in large numbers.

Too many children, he says, lead coddled sub-urban lives, shielded from adversity, and knocked sideways when they have to confront real problems in adulthood.

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‘We have focused way too much on intelligence and cognitive skills’
Why do some children succeed while others fail? A new book, How Children Succeed attempts to answer this question

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  1. Fjord Lynn says:

    New thinking in psychology is that praising children for their intelligence can make them less likely to take risks of failure, while praising them for "working hard" gives them perseverance.

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