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Mining the Unconscious

Scientists dig into the submerged layer of cognitive function. ... More>

Science Shows How Students Can Stop Sweating Statistics

Students generally point to statistics courses as being the most anxiety-inducing courses in their degree program. A recent article reviewed the current state of statistics anxiety research. ... More>

What’s the Value of a Dollar? It Depends on How You Perceive Numbers

When it comes to how we value money, not all dollars are created equal — rather, value depends on how exactly our internal representations of magnitude map onto symbolic numbers. ... More>

Kids Have an Instinct for Algebra—If They’re Taught Correctly