Summary of

The Self-Driven Child

Ned Johnson and William Stixrud

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Between 1960 and 2002, students have shown a decreased belief in controlling their own destiny and an increased belief in external forces controlling their destiny. This is associated with an increase in depression and anxiety levels. Students thus feel powerless and become passive and adopt a defeatist attitude...

Book Cover for "The Self-Driven Child"

PREVIEW

Between 1960 and 2002, students have shown a decreased belief in controlling their own destiny and an increased belief in external forces controlling their destiny. This is associated with an increase in depression and anxiety levels. Students thus feel powerless and become passive and adopt a defeatist attitude...