Guyoncourt, S. (2018, January 24). Positivity plus self-belief equals better maths skills, say scientists

Students who have a positive attitude toward math tend to perform better than students who don’t, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The results of their study, published in the journal Psychological Science, also showed that students who had positive feelings about their math abilities experienced enhanced brain function, which led to better memory and problem-solving skills.

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