Finger tracing can help students perform better in maths: Study
Finger tracing can help students perform better in maths: Study

The research is published in Learning and Instruction and Applied Cognitive Psychology.

National Mathematics Day: Remembering the genius Srinivasa Ramanujan!
National Mathematics Day: Remembering the genius Srinivasa Ramanujan!

To commemorate the birth anniversary of great mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, India today celebrates National Mathematics Day.

Nagaland postpones Class IX final exams
Nagaland postpones Class IX final exams

The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) has postponed and rescheduled Class-IX final examination in the state.

Committee recommends major changes in IIT entrance examination
Committee recommends major changes in IIT entrance examination

The CEP has also suggested that changes in the structure of JEE shall be effected from 2017 onwards.

The sum of tales - Mathematician storyteller visits India

Not many people care about the underlying mysteries of how numbers and patterns make the world tick.

Are parents to be blamed for their children' fear for Mathematics?

Your frustration while dealing with calculations or solving mathematical problems may give your children anxiety about doing maths, reveals a new study.

A new study published in Psychological Science journal confirms that kids attribute their parents' maths anxiety.

UK dog solves maths problems faster than toddler

A two-year-old brainy dog in the UK can solve maths problems faster than a toddler due to his special talent for sorting shapes, recognising numbers and knowing around 60 different commands.

Meet Nischal Narayanam - India's youngest Chartered Account at 19
Meet Nischal Narayanam - India's youngest Chartered Account at 19

Nischal Narayanam has become the country's youngest Chartered Account at the age of 19.

Regular, normal hours of study works: CBSE Class 12 topper

For CBSE Class 12 examination topper M Gayatri, sticking regularly to normal hours of study is the mantra of success.

Why we feel spiteful towards certain people

Scientists have explained why we have feelings of spite towards certain people.

When love and maths go together!
When love and maths go together!

Mathematics can prove to be a crucial tool for understanding love by negotiating its complicated, often baffling, sometimes infuriating and always interesting mysteries, says maths expert Hannah Fry.

Obama honours two South Asian science, math mentors

An Indian-American and a Sri Lankan-origin scientist and teacher are among fourteen individuals and one organization named winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).

CBSE Class 12 exam: Issue of tough maths paper raised in Parliament

A senior Congress member on Thursday raised the issue of the tough mathematics question paper in the ongoing CBSE board examinations and asked the government to consider the issue "seriously".

Actuaries use their mathematical and modeling skills to measure risk
Actuaries use their mathematical and modeling skills to measure risk

Most people have no idea what an actuary actually does in a professional capacity. Derek Cribb, chief executive, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFOA), UK clears up the mystery.

Final stamp on US academics teaching in India likely during Obama's visit
Final stamp on US academics teaching in India likely during Obama's visit

International academicians could be paid as high as USD 12,000 for a 20-day teaching session in institutes here under a government sponsored-programme to help students across the streams get exposure to the best of faculties from abroad.

Quality of sleep really affects kid's academic performance

A new study has revealed that school-aged kids' sound sleep is linked to better performance in mathematics, languages and so in future academic success.

Breakthrough Prizes in science, math earn winners $3 million each

Academia doesn`t usually bring rich financial rewards.

Teens from rich nations better realise their science dream
Teens from rich nations better realise their science dream

Children interested in science are able to turn their interest into actual scientific knowledge to a greater extent when raised in wealthy countries, a study has found.

Smriti Irani launches academic project for children

Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday launched an ambitious project which seeks to inculcate early reading habits, writing and mathematics skill among children.

Maths Trivia

Americans called mathematics ‘math’, arguing that ‘mathematics’ functions as a singular noun so ‘math’ should be singular too.