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Poor performance in Mathematics may cause anxiety, boredom in students

The study was published in the journal Child Development. As part of the study, the team chose to study 3,425 students from grades five to nine belonging to different socio-economic backgrounds.

Feb 10, 2017, 00:37 AM IST

Physicists avoid theories and experiments that make use of Mathematics, says research!

The study shows that physicists pay less attention to theories that are crammed with mathematical details.

Nov 14, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

Are you a champ in solving Math problems? Try this one

There are these wonder kids, who love solving difficult Math sums, and then there are others who dread the word Maths itself!

May 16, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

CBSE class 12 math exam 2016: Board sets up committee of subject experts

On March 16, the CBSE had said in a circular that feedback received from various stakeholders would be placed before the committee for remedial measures.

Mar 17, 2016, 13:50 PM IST

Finger tracing can help students perform better in maths: Study

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

Jan 30, 2016, 23:35 PM IST

How math can help fight dengue fever epidemic in urban areas

Newly developed Susceptible- Infected- Recovered (SIR)-Network Model can help predict the dengue fever epidemic in the urban areas.

Dec 24, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Love math? Moderate anxiety may improve performance

The researchers found that a moderate level of math anxiety was associated with high math performance among students who reported high math motivation.

Nov 05, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

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.

Sep 07, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

CD to overcome Math phobia launched

Andhra Pradesh Education Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao here launched a CD prepared by a Math teacher to help students overcome Math phobia.

Aug 30, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Four-day school week improves math performance

Researchers have found that children attending schools for just four days in a week perform better in mathematics than those who attend a traditional five-day school week.

Aug 28, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Physical fitness enhances math skills in kids

If you want your kids to shine in Maths, allow them play time as researchers have found that fitness enhances math skills by aiding the development of brain structures that contribute to mathematics achievement.

Aug 13, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

Indian-American among math, science teachers honoured by Obama

Darshan Jain, an Indian American teacher is one of the 108 teachers named by President Barack Obama as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Jul 02, 2015, 11:24 AM IST

Five things that can fix the ills of broken school system in India

Education should be a balance of quantity and quality. In India, while we have substantially achieved the former, fulfilling the latter is a tremendous challenge.

Mar 04, 2015, 15:12 PM IST

Master math via body movements

Imagine your kid contorting his or her body and waving arms to master math. This is the future with body-based tasks while interacting with a Kinect for Windows mathematics program, researchers report.

Jan 28, 2015, 12:31 PM IST

The math of how decisions 'cascade' in social networks

A new research has revealed that math can shed light on spread of behaviors in online interactions.

Jan 12, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

People who think they are good at math may not actually be so

A new study has revealed that thinking you're good at math and actually being good at it, are not the same thing.

Dec 10, 2014, 12:27 PM IST

Why do some kids fear math?

Are you one of those who used to detest math during childhood and often dreamed of growing up and doing anything but math? You may now have an answer.

Aug 18, 2014, 14:48 PM IST

Math can make Internet up to 10 times faster

The researchers instead are solving the problem with a special kind of network coding that utilises clever mathematics to store and send the signal in a different way.

Jul 20, 2014, 14:19 PM IST

Scientists teach monkeys to do math

Researchers have taught three rhesus monkeys to do simple addition using the numbers 1 through 25, a feat which provides the best evidence yet that the primates can perform basic arithmetic.

Apr 22, 2014, 22:24 PM IST

Fear of math may lie in your genes

Genetic factors may put some people at a greater risk of developing math anxiety, a new study has found.

Mar 18, 2014, 17:56 PM IST