42 Law & Psychol. Rev. 1 (2017-2018)
The Jury Is in: Law Schools Foster Students' Fixed Mindsets

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     THE JURY  IS IN: LAW SCHOOLS   FOSTER   STUDENTS'   FIXED
                            MINDSETS


     Sue Shapcott, Ph.D.., Sarah Davis, JD., MP.A., Lane Hanson, MS. W.

                         TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION...................2..........       ...............2
I.THE PROBLEMS WITH LAWYERS: DEPRESSION AND LACK OF RESILIENCE
     DEPRESSION                        ..............4........... ................4
     A.  Depression      ........................................4
     B.  Resilience      ............................. .........6
II. MINDSET AS THE FULCRUM: How THEORIES OF INTELLIGENCE EXPLAIN
      MALADAPTIVE BEHAVIORS  AND POOR MENTAL HEALTH.............8
      A. Theories ofIntelligence: Mindset      ........    .............8
      B. Organizational Mindset  ..................  .........12
      C. Mindset and Mental Health              ....................16
      D. Mindest and Resiliency............................18
III. OUR STUDY AND FINDINGS.................................19
     A.  Method.......................................20
     B.  Participants.........................      ..............20
     C.  Procedure....................        .................21
     D.  Measures.    .....................................21
          1. Theories of Intelligence: Mindset.....................21
          2. Interpreting Mindsets..............................22
      .  Results.      .........................................22
         1. Theories of Intelligence: Mindset ....................22
         2. Law School Ranking and Mindsets.... ................24
         3. Gender and Mindsets       ............. ................25
         4. Interpreting Mindsets             .......................26
IV. SO WHAT?: INTERPRETING LAW STUDENTS' MINDSETS AND NEXT
      STEPS .......................2.....8........... 28
      A. Discussion                       ....................................28
          1. Overall Findings.................................28
          2. Gender and Mindsets   .............................29
          3. Limitations                 .....................................30
          4. Implications....................................31
      B. Next Steps: Teaching and Organizational Interventions ...........32


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