Talk:Carol Dweck

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All except one reference are primary.[edit]

Nope, I'm not deleting anything, I'm way too old for WP games. Just noting. Oh, and the BBC ref is... fluffy. --jae (talk) 06:40, 31 July 2016 (UTC)

COI issue and full disclosure[edit]

I am the son-in-law of the subject, Carol S. Dweck. I have written a proposed addition to include certain Honors and Awards. This was prompted by the announcement today (2017-09-19) of her being an inaugural recipient of the recently created Yidan Prize for Educational Research. Since this is a remarkably substantial prize ($US3.9 million) designed to stimulate research and development in education worldwide, I feel it could be of interest to Wikipedia readers. I included selected additional memberships and honors to provide a more general context for the new section.

Because of the obvious COI, I would appreciate an independent review of my proposed addition (see below). I reviewed the Living Biography and COI help sections, provided multiple secondary sources (their numbering would obviously change when appended to existing sources), and worked to maintain a dispassionate voice, sticking only to the pertinent facts. A review of my formatting would also be helpful since I haven't edited in some time. I also propose an external link to the Yidan Foundation website since it is associated with several educators and university administrators of note and might be of interest to readers beyond the subject of Dweck.

If this addition is acceptable, may I suggest another possible way I might be able to improve on the article? I saw the criticism that there are too many primary sources. As I am very familiar with her work, would it be appropriate for me to research and obtain more suitable secondary sources, providing I submit my work for review as I'm doing here? Dweck also has a history of speaking on education before the U.N. and advising the LA Unified School District, but those might be too much in the way of puffery. An external link to her TED talk video, without exposition, might be helpful, though, as an additional resource for the interested reader.

Thanks for any assistance.

Awards and honors[edit]

Dweck is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and of the National Academy of Sciences. She received the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association in 2011. On September 19, 2017, the Hong Kong-based Yidan Prize Foundation named Dweck one of two inaugural laureates, to be awarded the Yidan Prize for Education Research, citing her mindset work. The prize includes receipt of approximately US$3.9 million, divided equally between a cash prize and project funding.[1][2][3][4]