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Math Anxiety

Bemused by a Math Muse

Len Filppu | Posted 05.25.2014 | Parents
Len Filppu

I do not hate math. I respect math. I did well in math. But because I've not used many math skills beyond the basics in my adult life, I've often questioned our education system's obsession with math and its dominance in our classrooms.

Do You Have Math Anxiety? Maybe This Is Why

Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Your math-related anxiety may not be solely attributed to that one year in school when your teacher forced you to recite the seven-times tables in fro...

The 3 Most Confusing Things Your Math Teacher Ever Told You

Steven Strogatz | Posted 02.12.2013 | Science
Steven Strogatz

Here's a gift to everybody out there, students and teachers and especially parents, who might still be befuddled about some of the more puzzling things that came up in math class. This is why the teacher said what she said.

Math Anxiety Is Real ... And In Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living

Math anxiety is a real thing, a new brain imaging study by Stanford researchers has confirmed. In a study in the journal Psychological Science, res...

Math Not As Easy As 1-2-3? The Real Reason Numbers Make Kids Anxious

Education Week | Sarah D. Sparks | Posted 07.18.2011 | Education

Math problems make more than a few students--and even teachers--sweat, but new brain research is providing insights into the earliest causes of the an...