Feb 25, 2007
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Interesting commentary on Entrepreneurs and Math Anxiety
Based on a research report that included
- “Math anxiety feelings of dread and fear and avoiding math can sap the brain’s limited amount of working capacity, a resource needed to compute difficult math problems, said Mark Ashcroft, a psychologist at the University of Nevada Los Vegas who studies the problem.”
- “It turns out that math anxiety occupies a person’s working memory, said Ashcroft, who spoke on a panel at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in San Francisco.”
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