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Some praise can harm kids, psychologist warns
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on Feb 5, 2008
Praising a child for inherent abilities -- such as saying, "You're so smart!" -- can actually undermine the child's confidence and lead to a destructive fear of failure, Stanford University psychology professor Carol Dweck warned a tightly packed group of Palo Alto parents Monday.
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posted Tuesday, February 5, 2008, 1:43 AM