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 young children to estimate can help them to succeed in school here.
A 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.