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Live to understand the power of choice. | Abigail Boatmun | TEDxYouth@OKC

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Rhetoric or Research: The Scientific Validation of the Sayings That Make My Eyes Roll.
My talk is about the research behind common sayings in my household. “Yet is the most important word” and “Choose your comparisons wisely” will be the two focused on. It incorporates Dweck’s fixed vs. growth mindset and Duckworth’s grit research along with Emmon and McCullough’s research on comparisons and gratitude. Live to understand the power of choice.
Rhetoric or Research: The Scientific Validation of the Sayings That Make My Eyes Roll.
I will be talking about the research behind common sayings in my household. “Yet is the most important word” and “Choose your comparisons wisely” will be the two focused on. It will incorporate Dweck’s fixed vs. growth mindset and Duckworth’s grit research along with Emmon and McCullough’s research on comparisons and gratitude. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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