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New Research From Psychological Science

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Numeracy: The Educational Gift That Keeps on Giving?

Cancer risks. Investment alternatives. Calories. Numbers are everywhere in daily life, and they figure into all sorts of decisions. A new article published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, examines how people who are numerate—that’s like literacy, but for numbers—understand numbers better and process information differently so that they ultimately make more informed decisions. ... More>

Math anxiety? Study examines nerves by the numbers

In Future Math Whizzes, Signs of ‘Number Sense’