Dweck's Questionnaire

The following questionnaire can be used to find out whether students as ‘fixed IQ theorists' or ‘Untapped Potential theorists'. Professor Carol Dweck Columbia US devised it and its been fully validated etc. However, you could devise your own, though it might not work so well.

Read each sentence below and then circle the one number that shows how much you agree with it. There are no right or wrong answers.

1

Strongly agree

2

Agree

3

Mostly Agree

4

Mostly disagree

5

Disagree

6

Strongly Disagree

  • You have a certain amount of intelligence, and you really can't do much to change it
  • Your intelligence is something about you that you can't change very much
  • You can learn new things, but you can't really change your basic intelligence

 

Dweck, C. S. (1999) Self Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development . Hove: Psychology Press, Taylor and Francis Group.