Afraid Of Math? Stanford Study Says Get A Tutor
A new study published in the The Journal of Neuroscience says a child's fear of math can be alleviated by one-on-one tutoring.By Mikah Sargent | September 9, 2015
If you’re anything like us, just glancing at a math problem can be a bit troubling.
But for some, math can be legitimately terrifying. Math anxiety is “a feeling of tension, apprehension, or fear that interferes with math performance,” wherein the fear center of the brain is activated.
But a new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience says one-on-one tutoring can help relieve math anxiety while, of course, improving performance.