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High Anxiety: How Worrying About Math Hurts Your Brain | TIME.com

High Anxiety: How Worrying About Math Hurts Your Brain | TIME.com | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it

Does math make you anxious? The latest research shows that even the thought of arithmetic can trigger a physical reaction that looks a lot like pain in the brain.

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LJ's curator insight, February 22, 2013 10:48 PM

Most students with learning disabilities experience some form of anxiety, from mild to extreme. This article is a great reference that addresses anxiety and math.

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Study: MRI reveals brain function differs in math-phobic children

Study: MRI reveals brain function differs in math-phobic children | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it
Children who get anxious about doing math have brain function that differs from children who don’t, with math-specific fear interfering with the parts of the brain involved in problem-solving, according to functional MRI (fMRI) scans of 7- to...

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