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Basic Ratio Capacity May Serve as Building Block for Math Knowledge

New research finds evidence for an innate ratio processing ability that may play a role in determining our aptitude for understanding fractions and other formal mathematical concepts. ... More>


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Books to Check Out: December 2015

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson; Reprint Edition, Mariner Books, October 20, 2015. Development of Mathematical […]... More>


Math Anxiety Doesn’t Equal Poor Math Performance

Nervousness and discomfort in relation to math impairs math performance for some students, but new research shows that it’s linked with improved performance for others, at least to a degree. ... More>