Can Chocolate Help Your Math Brain?

Researchers at Northumbria University in England may have linked chocolate to increased mathematic capacity.

A key ingredient in chocolate, called flavanols, were found to increase blood flow to the brain, making it easier for a test group to compute mathematical problems.

Read this article from the Telegraph.

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.


 

Attorney
$187,199/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
$126,000/yr
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Mathematician
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Figures represent salary potential.

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