Math Anxiety: 7 Simple Solutions

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By Keren Perles

Does your kid freeze under the pressure of math tests? This normal yet frustrating condition is math anxiety. “Math anxiety seems to rob people of the brainpower they could otherwise use to perform well on, say, a math test,” says Sian Beilock, professor of psychology at the University of Chicago and author of Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To. Fortunately, you have the power to reduce math anxiety. Learn how!