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A new study from the Stanford University of Medicine has reported that anxiety about doing math problems can be relieved with a one-on-one tutoring program. A news release reports, “Even if they are good at math, many children feel anxious about doing math problems. For some, the anxiety persists throughout life, discouraging them from pursuing advanced math and science classes as well as careers that rely on mathematical expertise.” Read more about alleviating math anxiety here.
A new study suggests that children who are aerobically fit tend to have significantly thinner gray matter in their brains than their “low-fit” peers, which is associated with better mathematics performance. The research team discusses the relationship between fitness and academic performance here.