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Math Plus Anxiety Equals Physical Pain ... Seriously

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November 2, 2012
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A new study shows parts of the brain that lite up when subjects are anxious about math are the same parts of the brain that register pain.


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Business Wire (Jan. 29, 2013) — DreamBox Learning (www.dreambox.com), the leading Intelligent Adaptive Learning company, today announced that DreamBox Learning Math now includes 1,000 adaptive lessons aligned with the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics.
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AP (Apr. 30, 2013) — Thousands of high school students from around the world have put their engineering skills to the test at an international robotics contest. "FIRST" is compared to a "Superbowl of the Mind" mixing math, science and technology with competition.
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Edmonton Man Has an Amazing Ability to Add, Subtract, Divide and Multiply Numbers in His Head

Edmonton Man Has an Amazing Ability to Add, Subtract, Divide and Multiply Numbers in His Head

CBC (Mar. 8, 2013) — Hua Wei Chan's amazing ability to do math in his head won him second place in the Mental Calculation World Cup -- and the nickname 'the human calculator'
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