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Positive attitude toward math predicts math achievement in kids, study finds

Medical X-Press – Staff Writer

“For the first time, scientists have identified the brain pathway that links a positive attitude toward math to achievement in the subject. In a study of elementary school students, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine found that having a positive attitude about math was connected to better function of the hippocampus, an important memory center in the brain, during performance of arithmetic problems.” (more)

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