Lauer, J. E., Esposito, A. G., & Bauer, P. J. (2018). Domain-specific anxiety relates to children’s math and spatial performance.

Developmental Psychology, 54(11), 2126-2138. doi:10.1037/dev0000605 This article is an empirical research conducted by the authors on 394 elementary school children , in order to investigate the relationship between domain-specific anxiety,  math and spatial performance. Article Summary Lauer, Esposito and Bauer (2018) seek to investigate five main areas through their study: Relationships between verbal, math and spatialContinue reading “Lauer, J. E., Esposito, A. G., & Bauer, P. J. (2018). Domain-specific anxiety relates to children’s math and spatial performance.”

Math anxiety: Can teachers help students reduce it? ask the cognitive scientist. Beilock, S. & Willingham, D. (2014). American Educator, 38(2), 28.

This article is an explanatory piece focused on providing teachers with current interdisciplinary research findings on math anxiety and math performance that can be translated into classroom strategies. Article Summary Beilock and Willingham (2014)  focused on the when and where regarding math anxiety in order to answer what can be done about it. They reportedContinue reading “Math anxiety: Can teachers help students reduce it? ask the cognitive scientist. Beilock, S. & Willingham, D. (2014). American Educator, 38(2), 28.”

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