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Girls Have More Math Anxiety Than Boys

If the thought of a math test has you breaking out in sweats, you’d be glad to know that it’s actually a medical condition called "mathemetics anxiety" and that you’re not alone. Math anxiety [...]

The Cure for Pre-Test Anxiety: Just Write About It!

Got pre-test jitters? The solution to clearing a panicky student’s mind before taking a test is actually quite easy: just have them write about it: Students who were prone to test anxiety improved their test scores by nearly one grade point after they were given 10 minutes to write about what was causing them fear, the [...]