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Math anxiety: who has it, why it develops, and how to guard against it

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ABSTRACT : Basic math skills are important for success in school and everyday life. Yet many people experience apprehension and fear when dealing with numerical information, termed math anxiety. In this talk, I explore the cognitive, neural and social antecedents and consequences of math anxiety, revealing some surprising insights into its onset, risk factors, and remediation.

This talk is part of the Centre for Neuroscience in Education (CNE) series.

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