### Girls are still afraid of math, even when their moms are scientists

Quartz: Understanding why girls do worse than boys (pdf) in math, and why they have more anxiety about the subject… More

Quartz: Understanding why girls do worse than boys (pdf) in math, and why they have more anxiety about the subject… More

In psychological science, as in other sciences, it is difficult to establish broadly consequential conclusions beyond reasonable dispute. It therefore… More

Both as scientists and in our everyday lives, we make probabilistic inferences. Mathematicians may deduce their conclusions from their stated… More

Understanding fractions is a critical mathematical ability, and yet it’s one that continues to confound a lot of people well… More

Quartz: While doing a math problem with my six-year-old recently during a classroom session for parents, I barked at her… More

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson… More