Symbols don't always have to be part of the equation to understand math, according to cognitive neuroscientist Elizabeth Brannon.
The nation's high school seniors are slipping in math and failing to make progress in reading, with just one-third of the 12th graders ready for the academic challenges of college.
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 ...