Women with a preference for more intelligent partners are less likely to show interest in male-dominated fields such as math and science, according to a newly published study from the University at Buffalo.
Who needs algebra?
Not so tricky. More straightforward. Guessing allowed. The newly redesigned SAT college entrance exam that debuts nationally Saturday is getting good reviews from some of the students who took it early this week.
It's no secret that far fewer females enter into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) professions and fields such as engineering struggle to recruit women.
Maths students from the University of Sheffield have swapped calculus for the kitchen by developing a formula to prepare the perfect pancake.
Students who trace certain maths problems with a finger are able to solve them more quickly and easily, University of Sydney research shows.
For many students, math class is the subject of nightmares. Many who enthusiastically show off their counting skills in pre-school years later consider math class the most loathed hour of the school day. The problem, according ...
Experiencing math anxiety—nervousness and discomfort in relation to math—impairs math performance for some students, but new research shows that it's linked with improved performance for others, at least to a degree. ...
It's a not-so rosy report card for the nation's schoolchildren.
Adding math talk to story time at home is a winning equation for children's math achievement, according to new research from the University of Chicago.