There’s No Such Thing as Being Bad at Math: How Neuroscience Is Changing the Equation

by Mike Cohen, on Nov 6, 2018 12:33:39 PM

It’s common to hear well educated adults declare themselves “not a math person,” sometimes proudly. Indeed, many people of all ages believe that mathematical ability is something you are either born with or not, rather than something to be mastered with focused effort. This belief is wrong. What’s more, it’s harmful to kids as they have their first experiences learning math; the attitude that “I can’t learn math” quickly becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.

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Topics:Neuroscience of LearningMathematics

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