University of Missouri psychologists have discovered a link between preschoolers’ ability to estimate and later math ability. “Lacking skill at estimating group size may impede a child’s ability to learn the concept of how numerals symbolize quantities and how those quantities relate to each other,” said study co-author David Geary. Read more about how teaching…

Read MoreA mathematical study from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche has released a ranking of tennis players based on their statistics from the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Interestingly, the study’s first place competitor and the ATP first place competitor are different! Click here to see who came out on top.

Read MoreStudents in a recent study were divided into groups to test the math skills game Monkey Tales against math exercises on paper. After participating in these exercises, students were given an electronic arithmetic test to determine the progress made by playing the game. The participants who played Monkey Tales provided 6% more correct answers and solved the problems…

Read MoreDuke University researchers have discovered that the ability to estimate numbers correlates positively with how skilled they become at symbolic math in school. Though researchers have not explained this relationship, they are excited to find out. Read more about the study here!

Read MoreThe Dartmouth College Math Department and the Neukom Institute for Computational Science sponsored a video competition called “Math-O-Vision.” The winner and runners-up received cash prizes for their videos showing how math is integrated in the world. Click here to check out their amazing videos!

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