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1 in 14 Young Adults Cant Solve Simple Math Sums
...eft school, for 1 in 14 of them cannot solve basic maths
questions meant for 8-year-olds, according to a survey . The survey was conducted to mark the release of the ITV DVD Numberjacks: Calling All Agents!, the Scotsman reports. The brain gain software props up pre-school children to learn key numer...
Fingers of Kids can Predict Their Performance in Exams
...University of Bath study suggests that English and maths
tests results are related to the length of fingers... ratio'. Using scores in 'key stage' English and maths
tests, the researchers compared the measurements of the study group with their performance in the cl...
Researchers Have Found Reason Why Boys are Better at Maths Than Girls
...y has found that the reason why boys are better at maths
than girls. The study shows that this is becaus... with the stereotypes that they are not as good at maths
as boys, tend to worry more, and this erodes the mental resources needed for problem solving. The ...
Reason Behind Dyscalculia Revealed
...d out what would happen when the areas relevant to maths
learning in the right parietal lobes were effectiv...und that stimulation to this brain region during a maths
test radically impacted on the subjects’ reaction time. “This provides strong evidence that dyscal...
British Pupils Opt for Online Tuition from India
...ma, for instance, would be difficult. But English, maths
and science lessons work extremely well." The report said that pupils book sessions in advance, then log on to a website where they share essays and other work with their tutors. They are able to chat by using voice-over-internet systems. The pupil...
Human Hormone Cortisol Could Be Used For Treating Phobias
...rs to give a presentation and undergo an impromptu maths
test, or to view a picture of a large spider. Participants who took cortisol reported significantly less fear, on a scale of 0 to 10, than those given a placebo. The next step will be to repeat the trial using a larger group of people, says de ...
Is it ok to let kids watch too much of television?
...e a poor academic performance with lower scores in maths
and reading sections. Some people argue that kids can be allowed to watch educational programmes on television to improve their general knowledge. Although it is true that there are benefits to educational programs, the study that the negative effect...
Want to have a nice day? Eat breakfast!
...their psychological dimensions also improved their maths
grades, attendance and punctuality. They found that children who ate breakfast regularly think faster and clearer and are less likely to be fidgety and irritable in the early part of the day and were also less likely to be described as anxious, depre...