Perception can be conceived of as a synthesis of multiple factors. Is mindset a factor that can influence perception? Why or why not? Consider the video in which Carol Dweck discussed the open mindset as a journey. What do you believe she meant by this conceptualization? How does this notion run contrary to the fixed mindset and stereotyping of modern society? Does the conceptualization of an open mindset support or refute your position regarding mindset as a factor in perception? Explain.

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