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2012-07-09 10:12:08

If a train is traveling a distance of 55 miles at 150mph, how long will it take to reach its destination? If the thought of having to answer this question makes you apprehensive, then you may have mathematics anxiety. A new study published today in BioMed Central's open access journal Behavioral and Brain Functions reports that a number of school-age children suffer from mathematics anxiety and, although both genders' performance is likely to be affected as a result, girls' maths performance...

2011-12-21 08:00:00

New education concept by tellyquiz.com has helped more than 200,000 students worldwide (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 According to educational experts, even the most intelligent students can be affected by a lack of motivation, poor time management, procrastination, and performance anxiety. If parents could encourage their children from an early age to overcome these barriers to learning, they could help them achieve much more over the long-term. TellyQuiz.com is a new website dedicated to...

2011-12-07 20:28:20

Natural supplement shown to improve mental performance and decrease test anxiety by 17 percent Keeping your brain in shape“¦no sweat. Health-conscious consumers may not realize that supplementing a healthy diet is just as important to maintaining mental performance as it is to maintaining six-pack abs. Natural supplements are an easy, effective way to manage mental focus, memory and overall mood. Natural supplement Pycnogenol® (pic-noj-en-all), an antioxidant plant extract...

2011-01-13 17:48:23

Students can combat test anxiety and improve performance by writing about their worries immediately before the exam begins, according to a University of Chicago study published Friday in the journal Science. Researchers found that students who were prone to test anxiety improved their high-stakes test scores by nearly one grade point after they were given 10 minutes to write about what was causing them fear, according to the article, "Writing about Testing Boosts Exam Performance in the...

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2008-12-04 09:40:00

When children complain about upset stomachs and headaches, it could be more than just the flu. This is the time of year when students are preparing for mid-term exams, and test anxiety could be causing their symptoms.Anxiety about an impending test is a serious problem that can even make some students physically ill, according to a Baylor College of Medicine psychologist. Test anxiety can be seen in students of all ages. Some will deal with it throughout their schooling because anxiety can be...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.