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How Early Math Skills Add Up (And Hold Back Americans)

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2013 | Parents

WASHINGTON -- We know a lot about how babies learn to talk, and youngsters learn to read. Now scientists are unraveling the earliest building blocks o...

How Do Our Cognitive Abilities Change Throughout Our Lives?

Justin Halberda | Posted 09.12.2012 | Science
Justin Halberda

Does the popular notion that babies' brains are little sponges and that older adults' minds are "all washed up" really hold water? Until now, it has been difficult to see, scientifically, how cognitive systems change over the grand time scale of an entire life.

Bad At Math? Maybe You Were Just Born That Way

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 10.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Science has just confirmed what you've been trying to convince your parents and teachers since grade school: Some people are just born good at math. ...