Math problems make more than a few students - and even teachers - sweat, but new brain research is providing insights into the earliest causes of the anxiety so often associated with mathematics.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientific research is known to happen slowly but the timeframes pale into insignificance compared to the years spent on some of the great unsolved Maths problems.
Something for men to think about the next time they gawk at an attractive female co-worker: That longing stare may touch off a vicious cognitive cycle that could hurt her ability to do her job well.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Time for some quick arithmetic: Is 3600 x 4.4 x 104 x 32 larger or smaller than 3 x 109?
Call it a self-fulfilling prophecy. Women who are the most invested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields (STEM) are also the ones who are most likely to leave them.
Learning a new language can be a challenge, as new vocabulary and grammatical rules can be hard for some people to grasp. To address this issue, a group of linguistics graduate students are examining how a person's working ...
A world-famous mathematician responsible for solving one of the subject's most challenging problems has published his latest work as a University of Leicester research report.
NASA today announced that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), Boston, has incorporated math problems developed by the SpaceMath@NASA program into some of its latest curriculum and educational products. SpaceMath uses the latest ...
The SpaceMath@NASA mathematics resource for teachers and students recently achieved a landmark number of downloads.
Who says 'Little Red Riding Hood' has nothing to do with math?