In Dr. Burnette's Mindset-Lab, we primarily study how mindsets matter for self-regulation and goal achievement. We use a wide variety of research designs, ranging from interventions to basic experimental methods to longitudinal surveys. Below is a sample of our primary research interests:

Scalable Mindset Interventions:
  • Increasing Interest in Computer Science: A Growth Mindset Approach
  • Fostering Beliefs for Health: A Mindset Weight-Management Intervention
  • Project Growing Minds: Fostering growth mindsets and learning motivation for adolescent girls.
Mindsets and Self-Processes:
  • Public Health Obesity Messages, Mindsets, and Self-Regulation
  • Implicit Theories of Fitness, Self-Efficacy, and Exercise Engagement
Mindsets and Person Perception:
  • Implicit Theories & Person Perception: A Meta-Analysis
  • Implicit Theories of Weight and Obesity Stigma
Interpersonal Relationships:
  • Evolutionary Perspectives on Forgiveness
  • Partner Support & Entrepreneurial Success