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  • Writer's pictureMonique Abbett, Academic Coach

Make lemonade! (Or why mistakes train our brain)

We've all heard 'learn from your mistakes' - but did you know mistake-making is actually good for your brain, even when you don't know you made one? Neuroscientists have discovered that our brain 'sparks and grows' as a result of mistakes. Understanding this helps us value all thinking, not just thoughts of those who seem to skate through school and life without a kerfluffle. When students view their learning environments as 'mistake friendly', they not only increase their effort, but they experience greater acadmic success. So take a risk - you have a lot to gain from it, and your brain will thank you!

Read this article to learn more.

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