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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>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured Articles: “Sniffing Out Information” and “Rise to the Challenge.” ... More>


The Trouble with Too Much Talent

From the soccer field to the boardroom, researchers find that too many talented individuals on a single team can actually compromise performance. ... More>


Feeling Like a Fraud on the Job

Most people advance through their careers with legitimate training, yet scientists have found certain personality traits leave some capable people feeling ill-qualified for their jobs. ... More>


What a Mission to Mars Can Teach Us about Teamwork

Psychological scientists are working with space agencies to develop team-building techniques that will be used by astronauts on future trips to Mars. ... More>